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Spice Trade — saffron

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

Covid market update: Saffron, Pinenut

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COVID-19 effects have now begun to affect international shipping lines - reports are that between 400,000-500,000 sailors have been stranded due to COVID-19. Either having caught the virus, or due to original lack of cargo leaving them stranded on another location, or problems at their country of origin / ports of transit not letting them disembark, and later a huge need for goods like masks and protective equipment shipping out of China... as a result there is now a severe lack of ships for transportation of goods between the rest of world, and prices for shipping have increased TENFOLD since...

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Recipe: Kulfi Ice Cream (Egg Free)

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Recipe: Kulfi Ice Cream (Egg Free)

The summer is approaching and it is getting hotter and hotter in Hong Kong. On a hot and humid day like this, ice cream can be a great savior. Kulfi is by far the simplest and the easiest ice cream I’ve ever made at home. I don’t need an ice cream maker nor an egg, not even a whisk. Just heat, mix and freeze, and it’s ready. The cardamom spice added into this ice cream makes it heavenly aromatic once it melts in your mouth. Today, I’m happy to share the delicious ice cream recipe born in India. Recipe: Kulfi ice...

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A taste of Africa: Chicken Tagine

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We’ve rarely done african food, but while developing our recipe for Ras El Hanout, we came across this great recipe for a Chicken Tagine. With a few modifications, here’s the final version. It’s extremely aromatic, healthy, and bursting with flavour from the spices. This dish takes it’s name from the Tagine it’s cooked in. The tagine imparts a warm, clay aroma to the dish, which is preferred by many africans who can appreciate the slow cooked and traditional cooking method. Serve with couscous as a main dish. Serves: 2 as a main Ingredients 125g green olives40ml olive oil1 medium onion,...

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Saffron Kulfi (Indian homemade icecream)

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rSummer annstantly reminds us of cool Kulfi, laced with heavenly Saffron and Indian Cardamom. Mouth-watering and so full of flavor, many of us love it much more than the typical ice cream available year round!  Today we’re gonna show you how to make a home made version which tastes far more flavourful than the store-bought kind. Saffron Kulfi is also a perfect pair with hot Carrot Halwa giving a fun hot-cold taste sensation. An added option that is preferred by many Indians is also to add chunks of mixed nuts into the cream along with the saffron and cardamom. Pistachios are the traditional...

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Saffron Phirni

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Phirni is one of the most exotic, and traditionally one of the most gruelling desserts to make. But, it has stood the test of time and remains an undeniable favourite for Indians. No Indian fine dining restaurant dessert menu is complete without Phirni. It’s called “Phirni” because the word means “stirred” in Hindi. And this dessert needs a lot of stirring to get the texture right. It should be rich, thick and creamy, much like a creme brulee. The smoother, the better. Phirni can be smoother the lower heat it is cooked on, but this will take much more time, around...

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