Traditionally used to flavour couscous and tagines, Whole Preserved Lemon is a vital ingredient in the classic Moroccan braise, Chicken with Lemon and Olives. Whole Preserved Lemons are cured in a brine of coarse salt and lemon juice to produce a soft, mellow, deep lemony flavour in the peel. When finely chopped, the skin of the preserved lemons adds an exotic astringency to vinaigrettes. It makes a delicious flavour addition to marinades for grilled chicken or lamb or in a compound butter with coriander and harissa.
Porcini is perfect for hearty fare filled with earthy flavours. Porcini (Boletus) mushroom, aka Cepe, has an extremely rich flavour and exceptionally delicious as one of the finest mushrooms. They have a nutty, earthy and meaty flavour which compliments any hot or cold dish. A great addition to a chunky stew or try it on a toasty bruschetta-style appetizer featuring mushrooms.
Gia Shallot Puree Tube
-> ready to use puree obtained from shallots, conveniently replacing fresh shallot and giving a special taste to all your recipes
Gia Garlic Puree
-> product is producted to a unique formula based on an athentic italian recipe. Careful handling retains the full fragrance and unique taste of garlic. Gia garlic puree can be used in all recipes which calls for garlic
Gia Sundried Tomato Pesto Tube
-> A delightful twist on a traditional recipe. Real sun dried tomatoes combined with the classic ingredients of puree to create a paste that will add a unique flavour to meat, vegetables, pasta, casseroles and sauces
Tomato paste is the very essence of the tomato. In no other product will you find the taste and aroma of tomatoes so clearly focused. But only when the tomatoes fulfil our strict requirements - which they can't do if they are cultivated in hothouses. This is what makes the ORO di Parma tomato paste such essential ingredient in Italian cuisine.
Thai Green Curry might be the best known curry in Thai cuisine. This curry paste is a highly aromatic blend of fresh spices, mainly green in colour, used as a traditional flavouring in Thai curries. Green Curry Paste contains lemongrass, kaffir lime, green chilies, shrimp paste, galangal and other aromatic spices. It adds a delicious, rich, spicy and complex flavour to stir fries, soups and curries. Green Curry Paste is combined with coconut milk to make Thai Green Curries with chicken, tofu, fish and shellfish or vegetables.
Thai Yellow Curry paste is so versatile -- try it with a variety of meat, seafood, noodle and soup recipes! It is a fragrant and spicy blend of aromatics and spices used to flavour traditional Thai curries. Yellow Curry Paste contains lemongrass, kaffir lime, dried red chilies, galangal and other aromatic spices including turmeric which lends its bright yellow colour to the paste. Thai Yellow Curry paste is combined with coconut milk to stew or braise ingredients including duck, chicken, shrimp or vegetables such as sweet potato.
Thai Red Curry Sauce is extremely versatile and it is the most popular and basic Thai Curry. Serve it with rice, noodles, meat, veggies, or as a base for soups, and marinades. The paste contains lemongrass, kaffir lime, dried red chilies, shrimp paste, galangal and aromatic spices. It has a fiery heat from the dried red chilies and adds a delicious, rich, spicy and complex flavour to stir fries, soups and curries. Thai Red Curry paste is combined with coconut milk to stew or braise ingredients including beef short ribs, pork, and vegetables.
Nonpareil capers are actually tiny, unopened flower buds. It's the smallest and most prized caper (7mm) with a firm bud, giving it a slightly chewy texture, and good green colour. It is ideal for use whole and has an aromatic, earthy, vegetal flavour with pronounced mustard, wild thyme, and lemon notes. An essential ingredient in Mediterranean cuisine along with olives, garlic and tomatoes. Used traditionally as a garnish for smoked fish. Delicious in salads, sauces and pasta dishes such as Puttanesca.
Tamarind Paste is the pulp of a tropical fruit that has a very sour, slightly sweet flavour and a texture similar to date puree. Its flavour is much loved in Caribbean, South American and Asian cuisine. It is used in Pad Thai and in sour soups such as Tom Yum, in Indian curries such as fish, and chutneys. Tamarind is an ingredient in popular condiments including Worcestershire and Steak Sauce. It has many sweet applications and is found in beverages, ice creams, sorbets and candies.
Organic tan sesame seed, hulled, dry roasted, and ground to a deliciously smooth more nourishing 'nut butter'. Superb amino acid profile and healthy fats in a creamy rich paste. Tahini is the butter of the Middle East, a Mediterranean staple, and essential ingredient in making the dips hummus (chickpea) and baba ghanoush (grilled eggplant). It is versatile in sauces, salad dressings, dips, desserts, pastries, smoothies, and casseroles. Tahini sauces are used on falafel (fried chickpea patties), meat, fish, vegetables, and noodles. Tahini is tasty as a dip or spread and a great addition to any smoothie, on pita bread, toast, crackers, muffins, and rice cakes. Make a Miso Tahini Spread or a Tahini w/ lemon and garlic dip/spread/sauce. Glass jar, gluten free, Non-GMO, and kosher pareve.
Mexican chorizo sausage won't be the same without it. Achiote Paste is from achiote seeds that is used to flavour many Mexican dishes. Its red colour comes from annatto seed used in the paste and it is delicately flavoured with garlic and spices such as epazote and cumin. Great as a rub on grilled meats such as chicken. Achiote Paste imparts a lovely colour to rice when added to a pilaf and can be used in compound butters for basting on roast turkey or chicken.