Orlandosidee presents Gourmet Seasonings - our Exquisite Spice Mixtures from around the world. The preparation of seasonings is an art in itself. Every Country, every culture have their own seasonings.
The art of combining spices
Definition: A spice mixture consists of a certain number of spices, and is usually made according to a traditional recipe that can vary from region to region.
It is very difficult to create a Seasonings. You need a great knowledge of Spices, sure instinct, a fine taste and courage to try.
In all cultures this art has been carried out for centuries and the resulted recipes are transmitted to the next generation. Every country, every culture or tribe has his own taste predilections and therefore own Seasonings.
In our on-line shop you find aromatic mixed herbs and seasonings from all over the world. Decide for yourself on which culinary journey you go. Draw inspirations and try them for yourself.
We have different African seasonings as for example: Harissa, Berbere, Raz el Hanout, Tsire... The African cuisine is spicy and liked in the whole world .
Or dive into the Indian cuisine and try out a curry, Masala or single Indian spices like cardamom.
All our seasonings can also serve as base which you further refine..
We all know Curry and each one of us immediately associates a curry with the Indian cuisine. But curry is not just curry, every Indian region has created its own curry powder. Indian cooks must first learn how to make spice blends. It is a high art to make spice blends. For this you need good spice knowledge, tact, a fine sense of taste as well as the courage to try it out. India is known for their Masala s. A Masala, is just like a curry powder, it consists of a different amount of whole or ground spices. Just think of a delicious tandoori chicken, it's made with Tandoori Masala. We have just the right Tandoori Masala for you in our Spice shop.
In India, the spice blends are always added to the dishes at the end of the cooking time, so that the aroma of the blends is preserved and they better accompany the food. Our spice blends are unique and very aromatic, I also recommend that you add them at the end of cooking time. In our category Indian spice blends we offer the following seasonings: Garam Masala, Tandoori Masala, Madras Curry Powder, Curry Bankok, Curry Malabar and Panch Phoron.
North African blends
North African spice blends include spice blends from Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria and Libya. Here, for example, we offer you the well-known Ras el Hanout as a delicious mix for Moroccan couscous. You should try its taste, it tastes deliciously and reminds you 1001 nights in the orient and it smells like a spice bazaar. Or grab our Baharat, it is a typical spice blend of the Tunisian cuisine, which is often taken with fish or roasted meat. It also spice up Cuscus. The spice mix Tabil stands for the Tunisian cuisine. Tabil refines their local cuisine with ring meat dishes, stews, or braised vegetables.
Mixtures for vegetarian food
You like vegetarian food? We have just the right spice blend for it. If you are not yet a vegetarian, but you may also want to stop eating meat once or twice, then you are also part of the growing health-oriented population. Vegetables are not only tasty but also healthy. Many studies have linked vegetarian diet with decreased cancer risk, high blood pressure and cholesterol. At Orlandosidee you will find numerous spice blends that match the vegetarian cuisine. Give your vegetarian food an oriental touch with our delicious spice mixture Raz el Hanout. For example, they can conjure up a delicious 7 vegetable couscous. Or use our gourmet spice mixture Vadouvan and roast a delicious vegetable rice with it. A touch of Tunisia? Refine braised vegetables with the spice mixture Tabil.
There are also some delicious spice blends here. West African blends contain more spicy, local herbs and spices. The South African cuisine uses many Indian curry powders. The African cuisine is spicy and popular around the world. Berbere is a typical spice mixture in Ethiopia, there fiery spicy, which we do not tolerate in our latitudes :-) Therefore, our mixture is milder. If you like it hot and spicy, add some chilli habanero powder as needed. We carry different African blends such as: Harissa, Berbere, Raz El Hanout, Tsire ...
Fish belongs on the table. According to the recommendation of nutritionists at least once a week. I personally love fish. A delicious fish curry with our great Bankok Curry is a real treat. The Japanese spice mixture Shichimi Togarashi is also excellent for grilled fish. This delicious spice mixture consists of the following ingredients: red pepper, dried mandarin shells, black and white sesame seeds, green seaweed, Japanese mountain pepper, ginger.
Our El Pescador spice preparation also goes very well with fried fish.
The Japanese cuisine is something very special. Their goal is always to highlight the taste of the food. Thus, this Japanese spice mix called Shichimi Togarashi is a true work of art. All ingredients are tuned so that each one you can taste but no one drowns another. A true taste experience.
As soon as it gets warmer outside, the grill is taken out. Not only steak but also chicken, sausages, vegetables, fish, cheese and much more comes on the grill. Are you looking for a delicious spice mixture for barbecuing? We once have a Creole spice mixture, or pampa for steak, Shichimi Togarashi goes well with meat and fish. Try it and vary it every time, it makes the BBQ twice as fun and it tastes deliciously different every time.