Spices

  • Allspice

    Available as Ground or Whole Allspice.
    Allspice is also known as Pimento, Jamaica Pepper, Myrtle Pepper, Pimenta, Newspice, Kurundu or Pimenta dioica.
    The ingredient is named allspice as it was thought to taste like a blend of common spices.
    Allspice should not be confused with a blend of common spices, so called ‘all spice seasoning’.

  • Aniseed

    Available as whole aniseed or ground aniseed.
    Aniseed is also known as Anis, Anise or Pimpinella anisum.
    Aniseed is not to be confused with aniseed star from Illicium verum.

  • Aniseed Star

    Available as whole aniseed star or ground aniseed star.
    Aniseed star is also known as Star Anise, Star Aniseed, chinese star anise, badian or Illicium verum.
    Aniseed star is not to be confused with Anise, Aniseed or Pimpinella anisum.

  • Black Cardamom

    Available as Whole Black Cardamom.
    Black cardamom is also known as Brown Cardamom, Kravan, Java Cardamom, Bengal Cardamom, or Siamese Cardamom.
    Black cardamom is also known as species of genus Amomum.

  • Black Pepper

    Available as ground black pepper, coarse ground black pepper, coarse black pepper, cracked black pepper, mignonette black pepper and whole black peppercorns.
    The different size fractions are also described by the mesh size.
    Pepper is also known as Piper nigrum.

  • Caraway

    Available as whole caraway seeds, or ground caraway.
    Caraway is also known as Meridian Fennel, Persian Cumin or Carum carvi.

  • Cardamom

    Available as whole cardamom or ground cardamom.
    Cardamom is also known as Green Cardamom, true cardamom or species of the genus Elettaria.
    Cardamom is not to be confused with black cardamom (a different species).

  • Cassia

    Available as ground cassia or cassia powder.
    Cassia is also known as Chinese cinnamon or Cinnamomum aromaticum.
    Cassia is often used as a substitute for cinnamon.
    Cassia should not be confused for cinnamon, or Cinnamomum verum.

  • Celery

    Available as whole celery seeds or ground celery.
    Celery may be referred to as celeriac or Apium graveolens.
    The spice uses the seeds, not the stalks or roots of the plant.

  • Chilli

    Available as whole chilli, chopped chilli,ground chilli, crushed chilli, chilli flakes, freeze dried chilli or chilli powder.
    Chilli varieties available include Cayenne Chilli, Chipotle Chilli , Santa Cruz Chilli and Jalapeno Chilli.
    Various countries of origin are available including Malawi Chilli, South American Chilli, or Indian Chilli.
    Chilli is also known as Chili, Chili, Chilli Pepper or the latin names.
    Latin names for different Chilli from the Capsicum cultivars include Capsicum annuum, Capsicum chinense, Capsicum frutesens and many more.
    All our chilli ingredients are tested certified from illegal dyes by UKAS accedited laboratories and are covered by the VALID IT scheme.
    Chilli should not to be confused with Chilli Powders which are blends of ground chilli peppers with other spices.

  • Cinnamon / Cinnamom

    Available as cinnamon quills, cinnamon sticks, ground cinnamom or cinnamon powder.
    Cinnamon is sold as a number of species from the genus Cinnamomum, including:
    Cinnamomum verum, also known as True Cinnamom, Sri Lanka Cinnamon or Ceylon Cinnamon
    Cinnamomum loureiroi, Saigon cinnamon or Vietnamese cinnamon.
    Cinnamomum burmannii, Korintje cinnamon or Indonesin cinnamon.
    Cinnamon is made from cinnamon bark, not to be confused with cinnamon leaf.
    Cinnamon should not be confused with similar Cassia or Chinese cinnamon (Cinnamomum aromaticum)

  • Clove

    Available as whole clove, and ground clove.
    Clove is also known as Lavang, Syzygium aromaticum, Eugenia aromaticum, or Eugenia acaryophyllate.

  • Coriander Seed

    Available as whole coriander seed, ground coriander, or cracked coriander.
    Coriander seed is also known as Coriandi seeds or the seeds of Coriandrum sativum.
    Coriander seed should not to be confused with Coriander Leaf (Cillentro).

  • Cumin

    Available as whole cumin seed, or ground cumin.
    Cumin is also known as cummin, or Cuminum cyminum.
    Cumin should not to be confused with curcumin.

  • Fennel

    Available as whole fennel, or ground fennel.
    Fennel is also known as Foeniculum vulgare.

  • Marcador

    Fenugreek

    Available as whole fenugreek seeds and ground fenugreek.
    Fenugreek is also known as Trigonella foenum-graecum.