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  • Za'atar/Zaatar South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Za'atar/Zaatar

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    Zaatar is the name of any of several fragrant wild thyme varieties from eastern Europe, and, more famously, the wonderful and ubiquitous mixture th...

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  • Aleppo Pepper South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Aleppo Pepper

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    Aleppo Pepper comes from a burgundy chile known as the Halaby pepper traditionally grown in Syria. Our Aleppo Pepper is sweet, fruity, fairly mild ...

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  • Dukkah

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    Dukkah in Arabic means "pound" or "crushed", referring to the chopped nuts and ground toasted spices in this wonderful traditional Egyptian spice b...

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  • Harissa de la Tunisie Le Phare du Cap Bon - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Harissa de la Tunisie

    Le Phare du Cap Bon
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    Harissa Le Phare du Cap Bon is a traditional, all natural chile paste in a tube from Tunisia. Medium hot and packed with the flavour and fragrance ...

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  • Pomegranate Molasses Cedar - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Pomegranate Molasses

    Cedar
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    Pomegranate molasses isn't really molasses, it's cooked-down and concentrated pomegranate juice. It captures both the sweetness and acidity of the ...

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  • Poppy Seeds, Black, Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Poppy Seeds, Black, Organic

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    Poppy seeds, whether black (blue), or white, are the seeds of the opium poppy (papaver somniferum). In the West and the Middle East, dark-coloured ...

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  • Orange Blossom Water Cortas - South China Seas Trading Co.
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    Orange Blossom Water

    Cortas
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    This delicately perfumed distillation of bitter orange blossoms is used throughout the Europe and Middle East, and in Latin America, primarily to f...

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  • Cardamom, Green

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    Elettaria Cardamomum has a sweet exotic perfume unlike any other spice. Use it in savoury dishes (notably curries) and sweet – cardamom goes beauti...

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  • Rose Water Cortas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Rose Water

    Cortas
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    Rose water is a distillate of rose petals widely used in the Middle East, in Central and South Asia, and to a lessor extent in Far East and Eastern...

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  • Urfa Biber Chile Flakes South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Urfa Biber Chile Flakes

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    Urfa chile takes its name from the ancient city of Urfa in southeastern Turkey. Its special flavour and colour is developed through a unique proces...

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  • Lebanese Seven Spice Powder South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Lebanese Seven Spice Powder

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    Lebanese Seven Spice is the quintessential spice blend of Lebanon, and variations of it there are as many recipes for it as there are cooks in the ...

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  • Dried Galangal Cock Brand - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Dried Galangal

    Cock Brand
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    Also known as galanga. A very good substitute for fresh galangal, you can place this product in lukewarm water to reconstitute, then use as desired.

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  • Bay Leaves, Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Bay Leaves, Organic

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    There are two types of bay leaves, Indian bay leaves, which are cassia leaves, and the leaf of the bay tree (laurus nobilis). These are the latter....

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  • Ajwain South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Ajwain

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    Ajwain is probably native to Egypt, and is widely used throughout South and Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, and known by many names...

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  • Belazu Zhoug Paste Belazu - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Belazu Zhoug Paste

    Belazu
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    An intensely herbal paste that adds fresh, spicy notes to grilled vegetables, chicken and lamb. Zhoug is a bold, herbal spice paste with coriander,...

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  • Marjoram South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Marjoram

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    Marjoram (origanum majorana) has a sweeter, lighter, brighter and more floral taste and fragrance than its close relative oregano (origanum vulgari...

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  • Limes, Dried South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Limes, Dried

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    Originally from Oman, tart, citrusy, sweet, funky, dried limes (limu Omani) are a staple of Middle Eastern and Iranian cooking. Poke a few holes in...

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  • Dill Weed, Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Dill Weed, Organic

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    Our Dried Dill Weed packs a punch of flavor. The dill is dried creating a more intense dill flavor to amp up your dips, salmon, vegetables and dres...

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  • Tahini, Organic Roasted Eden - South China Seas Trading Co.
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    Tahini, Organic Roasted

    Eden
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    Organic tan sesame seed, hulled, dry roasted, and ground to a deliciously smooth more nourishing 'nut butter'. Superb amino acid profile and health...

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  • Arabian Baharat Monsoon Coast - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Arabian Baharat

    Monsoon Coast
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    A tasty Europe fusion featuring paprika, black pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.Ingredients: black pepper, paprika, coriander, cumin, nutmeg, ci...

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  • Gift Set - Middle Eastern Classics

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    Take your appetite to the Middle East with these premium handcrafted spice blends. Our collection includes Dukkah, Sumac and Za'atar that allow you...

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    Gift Set - Global Heat

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    Looking for a gift ? Try our Global Heat gift set collection. It included the Shichimi Togarashi from Japan, the Gochugaru from Korea and the Alepp...

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  • Cardamom, Green, Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Cardamom, Green, Organic

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    Elettaria Cardamomum has a sweet exotic perfume, unlike any other spice. Use it in savoury dishes (notably curries) and sweet cardamom goes beautif...

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  • Arabic Gum - Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Arabic Gum , Organic

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    Gum Arabic is the highly nutritive hardened sap of acacia trees, cultivated or found in the wild, throughout West Asia, Arabia and the Sahel. It is...

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    Caraway Seeds

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    Caraway (carum carvi) is has a warm, earthy, nutty flavour and fragrance that incorporates notes of fennel, anise, cumin, citrus, dried mint and eu...

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  • Anise Seed, Organic

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    Anise has a fresh, delicate licorice flavour. Native to the Middle East (the Arab name is yanisun), it is widely used throughout Europe, the Middle...

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  • Anardana (Pomegranate) Seed South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Anardana (Pomegranate) Seed

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    Anardana is used in Indian and Persian cuisine as a souring agent, much like sumac or amchoor. Slow air drying makes it more molasses-like than fre...

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"The definitive location for all of your exotic cuisine needs, the South China Seas Trading Company does an excellent job of stocking unique items from all over Asia, Latin America, India and the Caribbean."

"Excellent spot to find otherwise obscure ingredients. I found long peppercorns after a year of searching and real wasabi!"

"I've been shopping at South China Seas for over 20 years and I'm always happy with the selection of products . . . I can always find the sauces and ingredients that I need for my favourite Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Latin American recipes."