Spice Trade — nuts

... and a few other articles on cooking with spices!

Dukkah (Recipe), an addictive middle eastern spice rub

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When you first see Dukkah, it may look a bit odd: what are you supposed to do with these blended nuts and spices? But when you try to use it suddenly the choices are astonishing. It can be mixed with some oil and eaten as a rustic dip for breads. You can rub it over meats and bake or pan fry for a lovely crunch and exotic taste. Or just munch on it raw… but beware, it’s addictive! Dukkah is also customisable, add in your own seeds or spices to create new flavours! Recipe: Dukkah (Middle eastern spice rub) Ingredients–...

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Recipe: Granny’s Cake (British cooking)

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This homey cake recipe really takes you back to special occasions, birthdays, visiting relatives houses and all round friendliness. We baked it once when moving in to say hello to our neighbours, because this recipe is so safe – practically everyone will like it! The flavour comes from the Mixed Spice Seasoning powder within, a traditional british spice blend comprising of allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, coriander seed and a few other spices. You’ll get mouthwatering sweet and christmas-y aromas in your kitchen when cooking, so beware! It will attract everyone’s attention. The fruits are our own addition, but you can add whatever other...

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