It’s a toss up whether the texture or flavor of this cake make it such a winner- but combined there’s no doubt it’s delicious. The crunch of whole millet is surrounded by cake made velvety smooth with coconut oil, and the mellow flavor of coriander infuses every bite. Healthy enough to have for breakfast and tasty enough for tea time or dessert, this versatile cake is a snap to make so enjoy it any time.
This crunchy coriander granola IS a breakfast champion. The mellow flavor of coriander seeds is complemented by orange zest and coconut oil in every bite, and it is perfectly toasted to give a satisfying crunch to your breakfast bowl. This sublime cereal can also serve as a base for crusts, crumbles and bars or as a nutty topping for an ice cream sundae.
Have you ever eaten something so good that it induces a trance? Well, check out our Voodoo Shrimp and Grits. This classic dish features our best-selling spice blend, Voodoo, a robust seasoning which includes onion, garlic, whole mustard seeds, thyme and allspice on a base of peppercorns and sea salts. We are excited to share Voodoo Shrimp and Grits just in time for Mardis Gras. French for Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras refers to the practice of the last night of eating richer, fatty foods before the ritual fasting of the Lenten season. Definitely rich, this recipe could be the inspiration for your own Mardi Gras ritual.
Join the World Spice Cookbook Club and enjoy all the great features of a regular book club, along with fabulous food and friendly competition! Each month members will explore the featured cookbook in their own kitchen, and then cook their favorite dish for our monthly “Meet & Eat” at World Spice. Club members will share recipe tips, delicious food, camaraderie and conversation along with a little light-hearted competition for the best recipe.
Membership is free and includes:
- 20% discount on each featured text
- Opportunity to win a World Spice Gift Card at every meeting
- Delicious food and discussion
- Best recipe of the night wins the next month’s cookbook.
- Attend 12 meetings and win a spice pantry overhaul!
The club will meet the first Wednesday evening of each month, beginning March 5th from 6:30-8:00 pm. To join, stop by the retail store or contact Holly at [email protected].
Praise for Balaboosta
Balaboosta has been a World Spice favorite since it landed on our shelves, and clearly the critics agree. Subtitled “Bold Mediterranean Recipes to feed the People You Love”, Balaboosta does make you want to feed people and that’s why it’s our first pick for the World Spice Cookbook Club, beginning in March. Including both traditional dishes, like Shakshuka, Bourekas and Falafel and more modern takes on traditional food, such as Lamb Chops with Persian Lime Sauce, Balaboosta will delight both novice and seasoned home cooks of Eastern Mediterranean Cuisine. Einat Admony, the author, has three busy restaurants in NYC that showcase Eastern Mediterranean food. Originally from Israel, but also with Yemenite and Persian heritage, Admony’s food reflects all of those culinary influences.
“A gorgeously cookable take on the kind of simple, sophisticated, intensely flavorful food I find myself always wanting to eat.”
“This is going to be a bold claim, but we found the Harry Potter of cookbooks. . . . It’s called Balaboosta, and its Israeli-inspired recipes are universal crowd-pleasers. What’s even better: They’re almost all YA-level easy.”
“If you’re looking for the Jewish-American dishes you grew up with or favorite Mediterranean dishes, you’ll find many of them here. If you want something easy to put on the tonight’s table or to serve at an upcoming dinner party, those kinds of recipes are here too. And if you’ve been to one of Einat Admony’s restaurants and are hoping to see some favorites that you can make at home, yes, there’s a whole chapter for you to plunder. There is something in Balaboosta for everyone.”
To learn more about the food, and the author, check out this feature in the New York Times.
Attention Seahawks Fans! These sweet and spicy wings are just the ticket to victory on the table and we plan to enjoy them by the heaping helping as we continue to cheer our team. They are easy to make, so you don’t have to spend much time in the kitchen.
Seattle Salmon Rub is good on all kinds of things- not just salmon- and we’ve taken advantage of that to create this special Seahawks fan fare. Combine the pan-Asian flair of the spice rub with sweet orange and maple and a kick of heat from Aleppo and you’ve got a winner. If you like them really hot, increase the Aleppo or add a sprinkle of our Rooster Spice to the sauce. The sky’s the limit.
Lamb is the perfect pairing for our version of the signature Persian spice blend, Advieh, and this easy meatball recipe will have a flavor feast on your table in no time. You can serve them on a bed of greens, over grains or as a sandwich or as a wrap. Garnish with feta, mint, parsley, and pomegranate seeds and complement with a tangy sumac salad dressing or a mellow creamy tzatziki. Fabulous! Our version uses Panko bread crumbs as the binder, but for a gluten free option, you could use lentils, quinoa, or gluten free bread crumbs.