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Lavender Ricotta Toast

Lavender is not a “put it on anything” kind of flavor. The bold, heady aroma needs to be harnessed to be enjoyed. You can’t just let it run wild like cumin or garlic. But there …

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Barberry-Caraway Loaf

Baking bread is a delightfully rewarding cooking journey, watching what was once a blob of dough emerge as a warm loaf from the oven. This recipe is great for beginners. It’s easy and doesn’t require …

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Lavender Dulce De Leche

If you’ve never had dulce de leche you’re in for a treat. Making this is as easy as boiling water, but it does require patience. The process takes three hours of monitored boiling followed by …

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Rose Harissa Paste

Ottolenghi fans rejoice! If you can’t find the Rose Harissa Paste that is called for in some of his recipes we’ve got you covered so now you can make your own. We’ve adapted our best …

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Georgian Potato Pancakes

Potato pancakes come in many forms but all need embellishment of some kind, right? They have to be a vehicle for something, and in this case it’s Khmeli Suneli, a traditional Georgian spice blend. With …

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Pumpkin Seed Dip with Yucatan Rojo Spiced Oil

This traditional Yucatan dip, known as Sikil Pak, is made from a base of ground pumpkin seeds, or pepitas. On it’s own, it has a fresh, creamy, nutty taste, lighter in flavor but similar in …

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Crunchy Harissa Lemon Pickled Vegetables

These overnight pickled vegetables are easy to make and delicious! They are crunchy and full of flavor with the warm spice of harissa, bright Meyer lemon paste and a hint of smoked honey. Serve as …

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Northwest Original Easy Party Dips

Perfect for snacking or for parties, spiced yogurt dips are easy to make and keep well in the fridge for up to a week. One container of plain Greek yogurt and 2-3 tablespoons of spice …

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Quatre Epices

Despite it’s name, which means “four spices” in French, this blend never seems to keep strict count on the number of its ingredients. Quatre epices can be used in both savory and sweet dishes. Often …

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Curried Roasted Cauliflower

Here at World Spice Merchants, we have some “tried and true” cookbooks that we can’t do without. This recipe for Curried Roasted Cauliflower comes from The Side Dish Handbook by Tori Ritchie, our November Cookbook Club …

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Shawarma Mustard & Harissa Ketchup

Whip up some spiced condiments for an amazing flavor boost! It’s as easy as one… two… that’s it! There’s not even a three. Just mix 1 tablespoon of spice into 8 ounces of your favorite …

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Quesadillas with Brussels Sprouts, Cascabel Chile Oil and Salsa Macha

Our May Cookbook Club selection is Nopalito: A Mexican Kitchen, and we can hardly wait! Gonzalo Guzman, head chef as the San Francisco restaurant Nopalito, takes simple ingredients, such as vegetables, chiles and masa, and …

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Kofte Meatballs with Marash Yogurt Sauce

These Kofte Spiced lamb meatballs are a crowd pleaser, made more marvelous with Marash Chile Flakes and warm yogurt sauce. Sound exotic? It is! But they are easy to make and the seasonings have wide …

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Pakhlava

We are so excited to feature Olia Hercules‘ new book Kaukasis: A Culinary Journey through Georgia, Azerbaijan and Beyond for our March Cookbook Club selection. Full of stunning photographs evocative of the region, this book is …

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