Herbs & Spices

Almost as old as the art of cooking is the practice of adding or enhancing taste or disguising poor flavours by adding, marinating or cooking food with herbs and spices resulting in spectacular explosions of fragrant delicacies. Besides adding umph to food they are also prized for their medicinal properties used to treat an endless list of ailments. We sell an infinite range of dried herbs and spices either whole or ground together with a variety of curry mixes and seasonings.


Ginger Root

Ginger Root

Hot sweetish Southeast Asian spice used in marinades, Asian cuisine and baking. Used as a base in most curry mixes. May be used to treat digestion disorders and to improve circulation, travel and morning sickness.


Green Peppercorns

Green Peppercorns

Unripe berries having a mild flavour.


Ground Allspice

Ground Allspice

These small, round berries which are ground to a powder taste like a mixture of cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. They can be used in savoury dishes, especially those of Caribbean origin, as well as cakes and biscuits.


Ground Black Pepper

Ground Black Pepper

Delicious aromatic spice which adds flavour to all savoury dishes.


Ground Cardamon

Ground Cardamon

Used as a flavoruing in food and drink preparation. Member of the ginger family. Used in Eastern and continental Europe in the preparation of pickles, soups, breads and biscuits. They can help stimulate the appetite and aid digestion.


Ground Chilli

Ground Chilli

Native of the West Indies and Mexico. Very strong and powerful flavour, just a pinch is needed. Adding chilli to your cooking is thought to be helpful for the heart and circulation.


Ground Cinnamon

Ground Cinnamon

Sweet, warm spice from the bark of a tree native to Sri Lanka essential in many sweet dishes.It can help improve the function of both respiratory and cardiovascular systems, and to treat colds and flu.


Ground Cloves

Ground Cloves

Adds warmth and a kick of spice to baked apples, stewed dried fruit and baked gammon.


Ground Coriander

Ground Coriander

Native of Southern Europe is mostly used in Asian & Miexican cuisine. Interchangeable with parsley. They can help cure migraine and headaches


Ground Cumin

Ground Cumin

Native to the Mediterranean region but now also grown in Asia. Used in pickling and in rice dishes As an infusion they can help relieve diarrhoea and indigestion.


Ground Ginger

Ground Ginger

Hot sweetish Southeast Asian spice used in marinades, Asian cuisine and baking. Used as a base in most curry mixes. May be used to treat digestion disorders and to improve circulation, travel and morning sickness.


Ground Mace

Ground Mace

This is the lacy outer layer that covers the nutmeg, a nut like seed of the nutmeg tree. It adds a mild nutmeg flavour to soups, sauces as well as sausages, pates & fish dishes


Ground Nutmeg

Ground Nutmeg

Kernel of this nut is ground to a fine powder. Native to South East Asia. Used in soups and cheese based sauces and Xmas baking. Used in moderation, may be used to treat bronchitis, rheumatism and flatulence.


Ground White Pepper

Ground White Pepper

Interchangeable with ground black pepper in cooking although white is preferred for light coloured dishes. White peppercorns are fully ripened berries which are more aromatic but less hot than black peppercorns.


Cinnamon Quills

Cinnamon Quills

Sweet, warm spice from the bark of a tree native to Sri Lanka essential in many sweet dishes.It can help improve the function of both respiratory and cardiovascular systems, and to treat colds and flu.


Coriander Leaves

Coriander Leaves

Native of Southern Europe is mostly used in Asian & Miexican cuisine. Interchangeable with parsley. They can help cure migraine and headaches


Coriander Seeds

Coriander Seeds

Native of Southern Europe is mostly used in Asian & Miexican cuisine. Interchangeable with parsley. They can help cure migraine and headaches


Cracked Black Pepper

Cracked Black Pepper

Delicious aromatic black peppercorn which is coarsely ground to add flavour to all savoury dishes.


Crushed Chillies

Crushed Chillies

Native of the West Indies and Mexico. Very strong and powerful flavour, just a pinch is needed. Adding chilli to your cooking is thought to be helpful for the heart and circulation.


Cumin Seeds

Cumin Seeds

Native to the Mediterranean region but now also grown in Asia. Used in pickling and in rice dishes As an infusion they can help relieve diarrhoea and indigestion.