Allspice is not a mixture of spices, as the name suggests, but small berries that taste like a blend of cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.
Caraway Seed is native to Holland. It is the fruit of a biennial herb in the parsley family, known as Carum carvi.
Cinnamon comes from the bark of bushy evergreen trees and has long been associated with ancient rituals of sacrifice or pleasure.
Coriander originates from the Mediterranean and the Middle East and has a mild, distinctive taste similar to a blend of lemon and sage.
Cumin is the pale green seed of Cuminum cyminum, a small herb in the parsley family. It has a distinctive, slightly bitter yet warm flavour.
Our Curry Powder is a blend of many spices and is used widely in savoury dishes throughout India and South east Asia.
Ginger is native to India and China. The dried root of a tropical plant, the root is also used crystallised, candied and fresh.
Mixed Spice is native to various different countries. It is precisely what it sounds like – a ready blended mixture of favourite spices for cooks who like to play safe.
Nutmeg is the dried fruit of a 30-foot tropical tree, covered by a lacy skin which, when dried is called mace, with a similar flavour.
Paprika originates from Hungary, and is a fine powder made from especially mild varieties of pepper.
Cloves are a native to the East African coast and other tropical maritime climates. They are the dried flower buds of an aromatic evergreen tree native to the Moluccase.