WSJ+ Community Collection
WSJ+ Community Collection
WSJ+ Community Collection
WSJ+ Community Collection
WSJ+ Community Collection

WSJ+ Community Collection

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3 spice set + kitchen towels
  • 3 spice set + kitchen towels
  • 7 spice set + kitchen towels
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Guaranteed to wow you. If not, we'll refund or replace it!

*Limit: 1 per order*

Burlap & Barrel is very excited to partner with The Wall Street Journal to offer this customized spice collection at an exclusive price, only for WSJ+ members.

Choose a curated collection of three spices (including one free spice and a set of custom kitchen towels) or seven spices (including two free spices and custom kitchen towels) that will connect you with expert farmers and foragers from Afghanistan to Vietnam and take your cooking to a whole new level. (If you'd like to substitute any of the spices included in the collection for another of our spices, please contact us.)

Both spice sets come in a gift box, plus the 7 spice set ships for free.

Burlap & Barrel is a public benefit corporation working directly with smallholder spice farmers in a dozen countries. We source unique, beautiful spices for professional chefs and home cooks, which are now available to WSJ+ members as part of this special partnership.


Set of 3 Spices:

Wild Mountain Cumin (1.5 oz. glass jar)
Our Wild Mountain Cumin Seeds are tiny, oblong and black, with long stems, renowned in Afghanistan and throughout central and south Asia for their delicious flavor as well as their medicinal properties. Our cumon has a savory, penetrating aroma and bright, umami flavor evocative of grilled meats and sweet caramelized onions.

Black Urfa Chili (1.8 oz. glass jar)
In southeastern Turkey, you'll find black Urfa chili (or its uncured red variety) on almost every table. It's delicious on kebabs and other grilled meats and veggies, cooked into stews and chilis, in salad dressings, sprinkled on fluffy scrambled eggs, and even mixed into brownies and other chocolate desserts for a little extra depth and a hint of heat.

Royal Cinnamon (1.8 oz. glass jar)
Our Royal Cinnamon has been harvested in the mountains around the ancient Vietnamese capital city of Huế for millennia. The same species as Saigon cinnamon, this is an heirloom variety not widely harvested or exported, and exemplifies the intense sweetness and spiciness for which Vietnamese cinnamon is prized. Use it in place of Saigon or other cinnamons in pastries and baked goods, or sprinkle into rich, savory meat or tomato-based dishes.

PLUS a free set of two Burlap & Barrel kitchen towels! 

Set of 7 Spices includes everything above, PLUS:

Ground Black Lime (1.8 oz. glass jar)
Our Ground Black Lime is grown on a family farm in Guatemala, where ripe limes are dried in the sun until they oxidize, turning black and savory. A versatile ingredient common in Persian cooking, they have a savory, tart flavor that's great on roasted meat or vegetables, in stews and anywhere you'd use lime juice.

New Harvest Turmeric (1.9 oz. glass jar)
Our turmeric is grown organically in southern India by Dr. Salunhke, an expert farmer specializing in sustainable agricultural techniques. It has a sweet, floral flavor without the metallic bitterness found in lower quality turmeric, and is perfect for both sweet and savory applications.

Smoked Pimentón Paprika (1.8 oz. glass jar)
Our smoked paprika is sourced from a single family fabrica in Extremadura, a hot, dry region of western Spain. Many countries produce versions of smoked paprika, but only Extremadura has been granted the Designation of Protected Origin for the uniqueness and historical tradition of its pimentón de la vera. Sweet, locally-grown red pimentón peppers are slowly dried over oak coals, which imbue them with a rich, smoky flavor that imparts a savory depth and gorgeous color to any dish.

Ea Sar Black Pepper (1.8 oz. grinder-top jar)
Our Ea Sar Black Pepper is a combination of two heirloom pepper varieties, Vĩnh Linh (grown by Dūng) and Trâu Xanh (grown by Thanh). Together, the two types of sun-dried peppercorns hit a perfect balance of fragrance and flavor.

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Neil C.
United States United States
Great stuff

Could not be happier with these spices. Every meal is a little better with them,

United States United States

We've only really started using the lime and the chili, but they're AMAZING! Complex, deep in flavor, and easy to think of SO many applications.

Clair V.
United States United States
Stocking stuffers

I have two and two others got the rest, and by all reports are both delighted with the spices and intriqued to learn of the sourcing and double good done by purchasing from you!

United States United States
Love my spices

What an interesting collection of Spices from Burlap and Barrel arrived at my door last week! I made a fabulous chili recipe using the chili powder. I am eagerly awaiting the opportunity to use the rest of my new spices. They smell divine!

United States United States
Great collection

I am enjoying the collection of spices and will buy again.