Symbol of life, fertibility and health, the almond is omnipresent in food of various civilizations, because of its nutritional qualities. To prepare this butter, the almonds are dried by woodfire and ground by millstone at low temperature. The drying improves the digestibility, and preserves the valuable unsaturated fatty acids.
Directions: It can be spread, but it is mainly used in cooking. Thanks to its essential amino acids, it is a good supplement to cereals. It should appear in the daily diet of vegetarians. It is also used to supplement the diet of young children.
Recipe idea: Spaghetti Sauce
Keep some water in the baking dish, add one or two tablespoons of almond butter, basil, garlic, pepper, salt and whatever you like. Stir and serve immediatly.
Nutmeg is indigenous to the island of Banda in the Molucca archipelago. It was introduced in Sulawesi, Java and Sumatra, Malaysia on the island of Penang, in Bengal, the Caribbean and Brazil. Pierre Poivre planted it in Mauritius and at Reunion. Its smell is powerful, penetrating, hot, sweet and peppery with spikes of musk. When cooking, the peppery side develops.
Latin name : Myristica fragrans Origin : Madagascar Seasonality: November to January Ingredients : 100 % whole nutmeg Storage: Away from light, heat and moisture.
Also known as the longevity tree, the Baobab has everything to be a super food. This product is also full of virtues. It is excellent for diabetics, very rich in vitamin C and antioxidants and contains two times more calcium than milk. With raw fish, in marinades. Use this powder for seasoning your sauces, soups, vegetables, cereals and also fruit salads and fruit-juice based cocktails. Add sugar and water (leave to infuse for a few minutes), and pass it through a cheesecloth. This will make a very refreshing drink that you can flavour with vanilla for example.
Latin name : Adansoia grandidieri Origin : West of Madagascar Seasonality: November to April Ingredients : 100 % baobab pulp Storage: Away from light, heat and moisture.
The paprika powder is obtained by grinding various varieties of bell peppers or sweet peppers. It can be found at different levels of ground coarseness, ranging from powder to flakes and with different intensities ranging from mild to hot, with a smoked variety. Capsicum annuum is the botanical name for different varieties of peppers and chillies belonging to the Solanaceae family. The family is native to the area ranging from Colombia to the south of the United States. Today this species of the Capsicum genus is cultivated throughout the world. This powder is used in tomato or bell pepper-based sauces. It works particularly well with veal, pork and poultry. It will colour nicely vegetables, rice, pasta and it will nicely perfume your soups or broths. It can be used with white cheeses, in marinades and salad dressings. You can choose the intensity and the coarseness.
Latin name : Capsicum annuum & longum Origin : Spain Ingredients : 100 % smoked mild paprika powder Storage: Away from light, heat and moisture.