Herb & Spice Mixes

Herb & Spice Mixes
Herb & Spice Mises from Around the World
baharat
baharat
This is mixture of ginger, rose buds, and numerous spices. It's often used to season meats.
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basa genep
See the Basa Genep posting on RecipeSource.com.
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Beau Monde seasoning
Beau Monde seasoning
This is a seasoning mix manufactured by Spices Islands that combines salt, onion, and celery flavors.
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chemen
chemen
Look for this in Middle Eastern markets.
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chili powder
chili powder
Don't confuse chili powder, a spice blend, with chile powder, a close relative of cayenne.
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Chinese five-spice powder, five heavenly spices, five perfumes
Chinese five-spice powder
Don't confuse this with panch phoron, a Bengali spice mix that's sometimes called "five spice." For a more detailed recipe, visit the Five Spice Powder posting on RecipeSource.com.
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furikake
furikake
This Japanese salt substitute combines black and white sesame seeds, nori, red shiso leaves, and additional flavorings.
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garam masala, Indian sweet spice mix, sweet spice mix
garam masala
You can buy this either whole or ground. Durban is a well-regarded brand.
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Greek seasoning
Greek seasoning
Cavender's is a popular brand.
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herbes de Provence
herbes de Provence
Dried is an acceptable substitute for fresh.
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Hunan spices
See the Hunan Blended Spices posting on RecipeSource.com.
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masala, sambar masala
masala
This is the catch-all Hindi term for a spice mixture. Popular masalas include garam masala, chat masala, and sambar masala.
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menudo mix, menudo spices
menudo mix
Menudo is a Mexican soup made with tripe and hominy. This is the seasoning mix that helps it go down.
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Old Bay seasoning
This is a mixture that combines celery seed, black pepper, salt, paprika, mustard seed, red pepper, bay leaves, cloves, allspice, ginger, mace, cardamom, and cinnamon. To make your own: See the recipe for Old Bay seasoning posted on RecipeSource.com.
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panch phoron, five spice, panch pharon, panchphoran
panch phoron
This is a Bengali spice mix that combines aniseed, cumin, fenugreek, mustard and nigella. Don't confuse it with Chinese five spice powder, which is completely different.
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ras el hanout
ras el hanout
A traditional Moroccan spice mix, the name means "head of the shop," suggesting that it was the master of the spice shop who prepared this complex blend. It's often cooked with rice and couscous dishes. Look for it in Middle Eastern markets or African markets.
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shichimi togarashi
shichimi togarashi
Shichimi togarashi is a mix of seven spices that's often sprinkled on soups and noodles.
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spaghetti sauce seasoning mix
See the RecipeSource.com posting Homemade Spaghetti Seasoning Mix
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Szechuan pepper salt
See the Chinese Salt and Pepper Recipe posted on RecipeSource.com.
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tandoori seasoning
tandoori seasoning
See the Tandoori Rub posting on RecipeSource.com
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