Quatre épices

A classic French four-spice mix. It can also have five or six spices, though it’s still quatre. Strange, no? Regardless, it’s fantastic for forcemeats, soups, paté, and sometimes sweets.

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Sort of like a French pumpkin pie spice, but with a heftier kick. Cloves, ginger, nutmeg, and black pepper come together for a fragrant medley. Sometimes people also add cinnamon or allspice to the mix, but the base is almost always the same. It’s a classic blend for charcuterie and soups, but these days young and modern home cooks are adding it to breads, pastries, and chocolates. For a fantastic Christmas cookie add 1 ½ teaspoons of quatre épices to a batch of sugar cookies for a unique sweet-savory treat that’ll wow everyone at the holiday cookie exchange.

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IngredientsWhite peppercorns, black peppercorns, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and ginger.
Recommended ApplicationsUse this delightful blend of spices to season soups, stews, quiche, breads, casseroles, baked noodles, or rice molds. Quatre Epices is fragrant and adds a peppery note to any dish it is added to. Other great applications include sprinkling over candied carrots, acorn squash, pork or chicken.
Basic PreparationReady to use as is, no preparation is necessary. Typically 1-2 teaspoons is added to desired recipes.
Product StylePowder
CuisineEuropean, French
Shelf Life3 years
Handling / StorageStore in a cool, dry place.
Country of OriginUnited States
Dietary PreferencesAll Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO
Allergen InformationNone Specified

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