Spice Cuisine: Spanish Spices and Seasonings

Spanish cooking bears the influences of Roman settlement, commerce with France and England, and the Moorish invasion. Ranging from the mountainous Basque region in the north to the Mediterranean coast, there are few constants in Spanish cuisine. "Typically" Spanish ingredients include ham, rice, chorizo and other sausages, beans and lentils, seafood, and olive oil. With these ingredients and the spices below, you'll be set to cook Spanish fare from all over the country.

Spanish Anise Seed, Whole or Ground

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Anise seed is native to the Mediterranean basin, and has been used throughout history in both sweet and savory applications. Anise has long been know…

Cilantro

Cilantro

Cilantro is the world's most frequently used herb, although is is only beginning to come into its own in this country. Also known as "Chinese parsle…

Smoked Hot Spanish Paprika, Pimenton de la Vera Picante

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Spanish Smoked Hot Paprika ia also known as Pimenton de la Vera, Picante. It is a popular ingredient in many Mediterranean recipes, and essential to…

Smoked Sweet Spanish Paprika, Pimenton de la Vera Dulce

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Spanish Smoked Sweet Paprika is also known as Pimenton de la Vera, Dulce. It is a popular ingredient in many Mediterranean recipes. Anyone from Spai…

Coupe Grade Spanish Saffron

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Not always available because of its rarity, this is the highest quality of saffron from the top country of origin. All the threads have been hand-sel…