Buy Mint (Spearmint)
Milled and blended in Hong Kong.
Mint is actually an umbrella term for many types of mint: Peppermint, field mint, mint julep, spearmint... there are over 500 varieties of mint! This is the Regency Spearmint, excellent for cooking all manner of curries and european cuisine. Whereas Peppermint is more commonly talked about, Spearmint is the herb that truly shines when it comes to savoury cooking. Spearmint is lighter in colour than peppermint and thus also great for blending into sauces. Regency Spearmint comes from Turkey, where it grows naturally and has a high oil content.
Mint (Spearmint) Cooking Notes:
Cuisine Middle Eastern, Indian, Thai, Vietnamese
Food Pairings Tomatoes, Cucumber, Fish, Lamb, Duck, Curries, Noodles, Pho, Ice cream, cookies, cakes, bread, desserts
Flavour: Spearmint, Parsley
Serving size 1 gram (small pinch)
Usage: Use a generous pinch at the start of cooking for a cooling spearmint flavour. Pairs with Fish, Lamb, Duck, Curries, Noodles, Pho, Cookies, Cakes, Bread.
Mint (Spearmint) Technical Notes:
Quality*: Grade A, Flakes, Vol. oil 2%+
Also known as Mentha spicata
SPEARMINT, SPEAR MINT, PODINA, PUDINA, PUDHINA, PHUDINO, पोदीना, पोटीना, पुदीना, MENTHE ANGLAISE, SENTEBON, 綠薄荷, पहाड़ी पुदीना
*INDUSTRY SPECIFIC TERMINOLOGY.
Please note that our ingredients are 100% natural and processed using traditional methods. As a result there may be some visible imperfections. Our spices will have variations in size and colour due to factors such as the amount of sunlight they received when growing, or the amount of rainfall in a particular season. These differences in appearance are entirely normal, and are the result of not treating them with any chemicals, reducing unnecessary hand selection, and minimizing waste.