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Asian Herb & Spice Mixes

basa genep  To make your own:  See the Basa Genep posting on RecipeSource.com.

Chinese five-spice powder = five-spice powder = five-fragrance powder = five heavenly spices = five perfumes = five-flavored powder   Notes:   Don't confuse this with panch phoron, a Bengali spice mix that's sometimes called "five spice."  To make your own:  Combine equal parts Szechwan (or black) pepper, star anise (or anise), cinnamon, cloves, and fennel, all ground    Links:  For a more detailed recipe, visit the Five Spice Powder posting on RecipeSource.com.

five-fragrance powder

five-spice  See:  1.  Chinese five-spice powder 2.  panch phoron

furikake  Notes:  This Japanese salt substitute combines black and white sesame seeds, nori, red shiso leaves, and additional flavorings.  

Hunan spices  To make your own:  See the Hunan Blended Spices posting on RecipeSource.com.

sesame salt = gomashio = goma shio = gomasio    To make your own:  Toast 1 cup sesame seeds, grind with a mortar and pestle, then add 1/4 cup salt.  See also the Korean Sesame Salt recipe posted on RecipeSource.com.

shichimi togarashi   Pronunciation:   shee-CHEE-mee toh-guh-RAH-shee  Notes:  Shichimi togarashi is a mix of seven spices that's often sprinkled on soups and noodles. To make your own:   Combine equal parts szechuan peppercorns, sesame seed, hemp seed, poppy seed, dried orange peel, crushed roasted nori, and crushed dried hot chile peppers.  Substitutes:   nanami togarashi

Sichuan pepper salt

Szechuan pepper salt = Sichuan pepper salt  To make your own:  See the Chinese Salt and Pepper Recipe posted on RecipeSource.com.  

togarashi   Pronunciation:  toh-guh-RAH-shee  To make your own:  See the Togarashi Recipe posted on RecipeSource.com.  Substitutes:  cayenne pepper OR crushed red chile peppers

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