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5 Fancy Spices You Can Gift To a Keen Cook

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Picking meaningful gifts for loved ones is a difficult task if you’re not sure about what they like, dislike, or need. All of us want to get our friends and relatives gifts that they will cherish; something that they can put to good use and not have sit idly in a closet.

To make it easier for you, we’ve put together a list of exotic spices that you can gift a friend who has a knack for cooking. Thanks for reading so far, let’s start!

1.     Finishing Salts

Adding kosher salt to a dish that feels incomplete is a surefire way of elevating its flavour. Finishing salts are perfect for the same purpose, and while they’re less common than kosher salt, they add an elegant final touch of flavour to any recipe. In addition, they’ll expand your palate and will make an excellent gift for your chef-friend!

2.     Saffron

Original saffron is one of the most expensive spices in the world. Saffron is beyond versatile; it can be present in drinks, desserts, and savoury dishes. As a result, It has excellent health benefits as well and gives every meal a divine aroma and taste. Your chef-friend will love having it on the menu.

While it’s slightly challenging to find original saffron, companies like ours ship it around the world.

3.     Varieties of Mint

While peppermint is commonly found and used, it has many other, less common relatives that are great additions to any chef’s repertoire. One example is mojito mint, which is also where the eponymous drink gets its name. Because of its mild flavour, mojito mint is also used as a seasoning for most types of meat.

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4.     Vietnamese Coriander

This herb is a tropical perennial that can be substituted for cilantro. It’s a flavourful addition to stir-fries, soups, and curries. With its spicy, peppery taste, any chef would love to have this herb in their collection.

5.     Lemongrass

Lemongrass offers a light, citrusy flavour which pairs beautifully with most kinds of fish. Common in Latin America and Asia, lemongrass is also widely used to make herbal teas and blends. If you’re looking for authentic saffron and herbal blends, we, at Parsa Global Import, ship it worldwide. We cater to all sorts of buyers, and have a long history of being an international saffron producer and distributor!

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