Spice Trade — almonds

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

Covid market update: Almonds, Cardamom, Chillies

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COVID-19 effects are still affecting the global spice trade, and coupled with various numbers of trade disputes involving India, China, USA, Australia and other parts of the world, Hong Kong is stuck in the centre, making negotations, and international shipping very difficult. Fortunately, supply in production has resumed for almost the entire world and prices are starting to stablise again for most herbs and spices. Almond nut prices have started to drop following the lead of other nuts. Consumption for these nuts has fallen a lot - as traditional use in Asia and middle east is for gifts and celebrations, all...

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Recipe: Spiced Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

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Recipe: Spiced Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

As basically everyone knows by now, Chia Seeds are The IT food of the decade. Chia seeds are loaded with a massive amount of nutrients condensed into a tiny amount of calories, loaded with antioxidants, high protein and also believed to help with weight loss… in addition to about a hundred other benefits. That said, they’re not very easy to cook with and the jelly-like texture is often unappetising to many. Here’s a really easy way to incorporate Chia Seeds into your daily breakfast ritual. Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding Serves: 2-3 Ingredients– 1 cups coconut cream powder - 2 cups water– 60-80 grams...

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Our favourite Pumpkin Pie recipe

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Our favourite Pumpkin Pie recipe

This pumpkin pie recipe is our true favourite: the first time we made it we could smell it from a distance, and from the very first time ever – the pie tasted even better than it smelled! Every nuance in the pumpkin pie spices can be tasted, and they match beautifully with the sweet earthiness of fresh pumpkins. The recipe takes a while, but is guaranteed to go down a storm when done. This pie is a perfect treat for the Halloween festivities. Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Servings: 8 IngredientsFor the dough:200 g of Flour80 g Butter80 g Sugar1 Egg½ tablespoon Baking PowderPinch...

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A raw delight: Coconut-Vanilla pie

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photo: Moni Antonova An exotic recipe which is not only tasty, but healthy and easy to make. It’s entirely raw, no heating required. Many people believe raw food provides the body with various critical enzymes and proteins that are broken down in cooking. These “Raw foodies” believe that most nutritional value is lost when cooking. All we know is that this recipe tastes great, is easy to make, and really shines when using good quality ingredients. We suggest using only big, thick beans (at least 3g a piece) as these beans have had enough time to mature and give good...

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Vanilla Almond Cookies

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Cookies can be the most wondrous dessert when done right. Our family recipe is fairly new, but tastes delicious and begged for by relatives each time we go to visit. The secret is chopped almonds and fine vanilla pods used in cooking. The almonds make the texture of the cookie dough more exciting: a playful mix between chewy and crunchy. We also proudly use fresh vanilla pods instead of weak, almost artificial tasting vanilla extract for the flavouring. It’s very powerful, and just 1 large vanilla pod can flavour the entire batch of cookies! You can even use the vanilla...

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