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North African Spices

From the famous souks of Morocco to highlands of Ethiopia, North Africa encompasses a range of flavors. Use these spices and herbs to bring a taste of Africa to your kitchen, in Moroccan tagines, Ethiopian wats, and anything in between. Thanks to it's location along the trade routes between the Middle East and Western Europe, North African cuisine has access to a wide variety of spices. The North African/Moroccan spices listed below are some of the most frequently used.

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Also known as ajwain or carom, it has a bitter, pungent taste with notes of anise and oregano. It’s a common flavoring for lentil dishes... Size Options
$5.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.4 oz)
Baharat means spices in Arabic, and this premium blend has a complex balance of spicy flavors. Savory and slightly sweet, with a... Size Options
$6.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.4 oz)
This aromatic and spicy berbere seasoning brings the exotic taste of Eritrea and Ethiopia to your kitchen. Crucial for the renowned wat... Size Options
$6.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.5 oz)
True Ceylon cinnamon spice, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, has a subtly complex flavor that doesn’t come across in the spicier and stronger... Size Options
$8.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.0 oz)
Coriander has a sweet, pleasant flavor with a hint of lemon. Whole seeds are commonly toasted before being ground into dishes, or lightly... Size Options
$3.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 1.5 oz)
These little cumin seeds have a strong, earthy flavor that’s essential to Latin, Indian, and some Middle Eastern cooking. Besides using... Size Options
$4.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.0 oz)
Fenugreek seeds are mainly found in Middle Eastern cooking and are a popular ingredient in curries and chutneys. These dense, glossy... Size Options
$4.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 3.4 oz)
Chinese ginger root has a sharply sweet, warm flavor that’s called for in both sweet and savory recipes around the world. These whole... Size Options
$3.99 Resealable bag, 4 ounce
These glossy brown grains of paradise seeds are often used as a pepper substitute, or in brewing or pickling. Their zesty flavor is... Size Options
$12.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 3.0 oz)
Harissa is a common North African condiment made from chilies, oil, garlic, and spices. This traditional harissa is made on the Mahjoub... Size Options
$13.99 traditional
This complex Moroccan seasoning blend is an easy way to bring the exotic flavors of Morocco to your kitchen. Sweet and savory, with... Size Options
$6.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.5 oz)
California paprika has a beautiful deep red color and a faint lemony topnote. It’s a great choice for garnishes, and the earthy, fruity... Size Options
$6.49 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.0 oz)
The name of this blend translates to “top of the shop.” Loaded with saffron and extra cardamom this Ras El Hanout spice is one of the... Size Options
$7.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 2.4 oz)
Substitutes may provide a rich golden color, but Spanish superior saffron has a distinctive flavor for which there simply is no... Size Options
$11.99 Glass Jar, 1 gram
We often get the question, "Which mint do I use for cooking?” Spearmint is the most popular mint used for cooking; it has a perfect... Size Options
$3.99 Glass jar, 1/2 cup (wt. 0.5 oz)