Peek into the Spice Trade

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

Falafel infused with Ras El Hanout

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Falafel infused with Ras El Hanout

Falafel is one of those snacks that everyone can enjoy. It’s savoury, exotic, works as an appetiser or a main course when put into a wrap. Falafels are deep fried balls that are traditionally eaten with middle eastern flat bread, salad, pickles, hot sauce and drizzled with tahini-based sauces like Hummus. Falafel are normally very simple foods, as well as popular amongst vegetarians because they’re made without any meat. It once got so popular that even McDonalds began serving a McFalafel. Our recipe includes Ras El Hanout and Zaatar, which elevates the dish beyond it’s humble roots, while keeping the...

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Green Soybeans Spice Soup 毛豆香料暖胃湯

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Green Soybeans Spice Soup 毛豆香料暖胃湯

Ingredients: Fresh Green Soybeans 200gChopped Tomato 1pcGrated Ginger 1 tspYellow Mustard seeds 1/4 tsp Cumin seeds 1/4 tsp Chili Powder 2/3 tspTurmeric Powder 1/4 tspCoriander seeds Powder 1/4 tspRaw Sugar 1 tspChopped Mint Leaves 1 tbspWater 400mlSaltPepper Boil fresh green soybeans in boiling water with salt for 30mins. Heat oil in pan, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds until they pop. Add grated ginger and chopped tomato immediately. Keep stirring until it’s soft, for about a minute. Keep low heat, add chili powder, turmeric powder, coriander seeds powder, chopped mint leaves and raw sugar. Stir until the spices blend. Add boiled fresh...

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Falooda, the indian dessert-drink

Falooda, the indian dessert-drink

I love falooda. Even though it looks like the weirdest dessert concoction ever, it’s just so good when done right. Falooda relies on quality basil seeds, falooda sev, sweetened milk plus toppings. The toppings are where you can really let your creativity go wild, and the main heart of basil seed-milk is what brings it home. The peculiar thing with falooda is that it doesn’t really look like a dessert, it’s a drink after all. But then, almost all of it is eaten with a spoon because it’s hard to drink down! We’re not sure how the dessert was invented,...

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Keto Bread 生酮麵包

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Keto Bread 生酮麵包

Recently everyone is talking about the Keto Bread! Due to its nature of low carbohydrates, high protein and high fiber, Keto Bread has created a big buzz. What I didn’t realize earlier was how easy its recipe can be! Let’s try this simple Keto Bread recipe and get healthier together!

近來個個都講梗生酮麵包,因為佢低碳、高纖又高蛋白質,啱哂想減少攝入精製澱粉同碳水化合物嘅愛包人士!之前唔知道自製生酮麵包原來好簡單,一齊跟住呢個食譜試下整,一齊變得更健康!

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Cardamom Basmati Rice

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Cardamom Basmati Rice

Basmati rice doesn’t have to all be simple and bland. You can flavour it up using a few tricks (and spices)! Here’s an easy way of how to add flavour to food using healthy, top quality spices. photo: Stacy Spensley Recipe: Cardamom Basmati Rice Serves: 2 Ingredients – 1 cup Basmati rice– 5 jumbo Black Cardamom pods– 1 stick of ceylon cinnamon– 2 whole long peppers– 1 tablespoon of ghee (clarified butter)– 1 and 1/2 cups of water– Sea salt to taste Recipe 1. Rinse basmati rice by putting in a sieve and running it through cold water while mixing...

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