Peek into the Spice Trade

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

Spicy Tomato Salsa

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Spicy Tomato Salsa

Tomato Salsa has an endless list of recipes, each different: different tomatoes, different levels of thickness, more spicy, more sweet, more sour… the list can carry on forever. Thanks to our huge pantry of spices, we’ve developed a recipe that we believe is truly unique and also tastes the bomb. The cajun seasoning is a complex blend of onions, chillies, salt, paprika, thyme, and other spices that pair extremely well with tomatoes and mexican cuisine. We’ve also mixed in a little bit of mint for a cool, summer flavour, plus more chilli powder as we love our food more spicy....

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SPOIL ME NOW Gift Set

SPOIL ME NOW Gift Set

One of the best ways to Spoil your family and beloved ones now! The Regency Spoil Me Now Set is the perfect gift for the festive season to spoil your dearest family and friends. Share Regency's bestsellers: Israeli Super Jumbo Medjool Dates (approx. 30g per piece), Persian Rose Buds, Moroccan Lemon Verbena, and a special blend of our nuts and dry fruits in the luxury trail mix. Great for healthy snacking, great for brewing a light tea. Perfect for any occasion! All these in lovely airtight, reusable glass bottles. This set comes with free delivery all over Hong Kong. Delivery usually takes 2-4...

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How to cook with Coconut Cream Powder

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How to cook with Coconut Cream Powder

Have you tried cooking with coconut cream powder before? Not only you could turn it into either coconut cream or coconut milk, it tastes fantastic and brings you so much health benefits!  椰青你就飲得多,椰子奶粉你又試過未呢 椰子奶粉可以做成椰子奶油或椰漿,味道非常好,重有好多健康益處,快啲去我地嘅post了解多啲啦! 1. Mix with a ratio of 2:1 coconut cream powder:water for a luscious thick coconut cream. You can use this for cooking a delicious thai yellow curry. 2. Mix with a ratio of 4:1 for a delicious coconut milk. Ready for drinking directly, or use for baking, smoothies or also lighter broths like Laksa. Health Benefits 1. Medium-chain Triglycerides (MCTs) found in coconut help you lose excess body fat....

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Market update: Chipotle and Vanilla

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Chipotle Chilli pricing has started shooting up and supplies are short all throughout the world - producing regions in Latin America have all been suffering tremendously under covid, and lockdowns sporadically coming on-off aren't doing supply any favours.     Madagascar Vanilla supply is ever so slowly finally coming back to the good old days. We have heard news from our growers that good quality mature crop is finally coming onto the market, 4-5 gram beans as we used to supply years ago. Pricing is still very high but expected to come down in a few months as the new crop arrivals...

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COVID Market update: agar agar and cardamom

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COVID-19 repercussions are now finally starting to stabilize: all of our supplier's are back to normal production, most lockdowns in the world are now over / planned... the only problem is the massive hike in shipping / freight charges, which have resulted in a huge spike in food costs around the world, spices not being much of an exception. Whereas we used to pay an average of around HKD10,000 for shipping a container across the world for years, recently this has become closer to HKD30,000 for the same thing (coming to HK) and we consider ourselves lucky... outbound containers from...

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