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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 Chile Flakes South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Aleppo Chile Flakes

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    Aleppo chile takes its name from the ancient Syrian city of that name ('halab in Arabic). Sweet, fruity, fairly mild, Aleppo chile has a subtle ear...

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

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

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

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

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Gum Arabic / Char Goond, Ground, Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Gum Arabic / Char Goond, Ground, 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 South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.
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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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  • 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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  • Anise Seeds, Organic South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Anise Seeds, 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 Seeds South China Seas - South China Seas Trading Co.

    Anardana/Pomegranate Seeds

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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."