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Poudre Douce Almond Cake

| Jamie Aragonez

Desserts

Poudre Douce, or "sweet powder," is a delightfully simple mix of sugar and spice handed down from Medieval and Renaissance cookery. This almond cake is a perfect way to try it. Combined with the marzipan, the Poudre Douce creates a mouthwatering aroma. The texture of this cake...

Fines Herbes Potato Leek Soup

| Jamie Aragonez

Soups, Entrees

Fines Herbes is a classic French blend of garden herbs including chervil, tarragon, chives and parsley. These delicate herbs give the broth a layered flavor and season the vegetables with a light touch. Every bite is a different texture with pops of salt from the capers. This ...

Vegan Richa's Mushroom Bourguignon

| Sherrie Hahn

Entrees

Our friend Richa Hingle is a genius. She came up with a popular vegan bourguignon that is savory, hearty, and EASY! Like throw it all together in the Instant Pot in 30 minutes-easy! Sometimes we can be intimidated by vegan cooking, especially for those of us who are used to th...

Herbes de Provence Lemon Chicken

| Jamie Aragonez

Entrees, One Pot Meals

The most common question we get in the spice shop is "what's good on chicken" and this go-to Lemon Chicken with Herbes de Provence as always high on the list. Classic but never boring, the lemon-chicken combination is a perfect fit, and this dish is a one pan crowd pleaser. We...

Orange Tarragon Green Beans

| Jamie Aragonez

Side Dishes

Here's a fresh twist on a classic French recipe! Green beans almondine is a delicious light veggie dish, equally suited as a standalone snack or alongside a heartier meal. Our version uses and together for a complimentary combination of seasoning. Both of these blends are h...

Fig Ras el Hanout Clafoutis

| Jamie Aragonez

Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Dessert

The spicy aromas wafting out of our storefront next to Pike Place Market bring in all sorts of curious noses off the street. There's no one spice that exactly mimics that unique scent, but is probably the next best thing! Our signature recipe for this classic Middle Eastern b...

Melange Classique

| Sherrie Hahn

Entrees

This fanciful French blend combines nutmeg and pepper with a healthy harvest from the herb garden, to satisfy all your taste buds. Melange Classique is an all purpose seasoning for stews and roasts, pate, stuffing and bean dishes. Melange Classique will work well as a rub on a...

Herbes de la Garrigue

| Sherrie Hahn

Soups, Entrees

Herbes de la Garrigue is similar to the more famous herb blend from Provence but with the hearty additions of rosemary, fennel, mint and Turkish bay leaf. Try it on grilled meats, to flavor home baked breads, in a pot of soup, or anywhere you'd like some of the rustic flavors ...

Quatre Epices

| Sherrie Hahn

Entrees, Desserts, Sauces & Dressings

Despite its name, which means "four spices" in French, this blend never seems to keep strict count on the number of its ingredients. Quatre Epices can be used in both savory and sweet dishes. Often included in paté, forcemeat and sausage making, it is equally at home in ginger...

Chicken Drumsticks with Spices and Coconut Milk

| Sherrie Hahn

Comfort Food, Entrees

This lovely recipe comes from Béatrice Peltre's My French Family Table, the World Spice Cookbook Selection for May 2017.  This recipe is one of the author's favorite chicken "go to recipes" for when she needs a dose of delicious comfort food. From the Author: "When I'm thinki...