Spice Cuisine: French Spices and Seasonings

What can we tell you about French cuisine, that Julia Child hasn't already covered? From Escoffier to modern day, French cuisine rules supreme in high caliber restaurants worldwide.

French haute cuisine ranges from simple and elegant to complex and refined, but good seasonings are always important. Listed below you find a number of things The Spice House carries that you’ll need to start your journey into French cookery. We've also got a good selection of French recipes.

Chervil

Chervil

Chervil is similar to parsley, enhanced by a touch of anise flavor. This dehydrated French chervil has a beautiful deep green color as well as a deli…

Demi-Glace Stock Concentrates

These More Than Gourmet stock concentrates are reduced from liquid stock to a thick gel. They are a wonderful way to add rich flavor to sauces, brais…

French Countryside Seasoning, All-Purpose French Style Blend

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This blend combines classic French flavors like tarragon, shallots and chervil for a delightful all-purpose seasoning. It’s one of our best blends …

French Four & More Choucroute Garni Seasoning

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French Four and More is a lovely blend we feel is an improvement over the traditional French four-spice mixture, Quatre Epices. This recipes comes to…

French Herb Blends

French recipes often call for herb blends to add subtle flavor to dishes. These carefully crafted blends can be used in a variety of dishes, from qui…

Lavender Flower Buds, Food Grade

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Lovely, floral lavender is a unique ingredient to use in baking. You may choose to use these lavender flower buds in cooking or in a potpourri craft…

Lavender Vanilla Sugar

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Lavender Vanilla Sugar adds a subtle floral touch to baked goods, tea, toast or muffins. It's perfect for delicate desserts for brunch or high tea. …

French Style Black and Green Peppercorn Blend

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French-style peppercorn blend is modeled after the popularity of green peppercorns in France. This blend is great for those who enjoy French cooking…

Ratatouille Seasoning

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Ratatouille is a classic French country dish can be an easy one-pot dish or a complicated, use-all-the-dishes-in-the-kitchen extravaganza, but either…

Fleur de Sel "Esprit de Sel" French Sea Salt

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Esprit du Sel Fleur De Sel French Sea Salt is uniformly clean and sparkling. This salt has been harvested by hand on the Atlantic island of Re, Fran…

Fleur de Sel de Noirmoutier Malandel French Sea Salt

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Malandel Fleur de Sel French Sea Salt is harvested by a Paludier who claims that it is "made of the finest salt crystals floating at the surface of t…

Sel Marin de Guerande French Grey Sea Salt

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This sea salt is available to us in bulk, hence we are able to offer a better price than some of the other sea salts that are shipped from Europe in …

La Baleine French Sea Salt, Coarse or Fine

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French "La Baleine" is a white sea salt. This sea salt is evaporated to a sparkling white by sun and sea breezes, then washed in clear Mediterranea…

Shallots

Shallots

Shallots are a member of the onion family, often described as a cross between onion and garlic. Their flavor is light, sweet and delicate, and we hav…

Sunny Paris Salt-Free Seasoning

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Sunny Paris is an exquisite seasoning that's rich in very expensive freeze-dried shallots, which seem to create a salt-like satisfaction to the taste…

Tarragon

Tarragon

French Tarragon, also known as estragon, is often used in salad dressings, especially vinaigrettes, and in flavoring mustards and mayonnaise. It is c…

French Select Thyme

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Thyme is a great herb for everyday cooking. French Select Thyme has a deep green color and a fresh, smooth aroma. It is a sweeter flavor and softer…

Vanilla Bean Sugar

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Our popular Vanilla Bean Sugar is made with premium hand-choppped Bourbon Island vanilla beans, our richest, most intense vanilla extract, and the fi…