5 Spice Box Recipes for the Perfect Night In: A blog about recipes you can cook up for your next night in.
5 Spice Box Recipes for the Perfect Night In
5 spice box recipes for the perfect night in!
By: Erica Simous-Gonzales
When I was growing up, my mother would often make a platter of cheese and crackers to set out on the coffee table with a few bottles of wine. After dinner she would whip up something tasty to add to our bounty of cheese and wine. The best part was when we got to take turns picking a box out of her “spice box”. The spice box contained 5 or 6 little jars with spices she had been collecting over the years. Some were fancy shmancy like saffron while others were staples such as basil, oregano and thyme. There were even one or two that seemed to be homemade. Every time we reached into her spice box there seemed to be something new, exotic and exciting to add to our cheese and wine feast. Her selection of spices was varied, yet every time we opened one of those little jars it added that special zing that made it taste so good!
I still love opening up a little jar of spices and having its contents
If you are looking for some easy recipes to cook up, we’ve got you covered with these 5 Spice Box Recipes for the Perfect Night In.
Once you’ve mastered the basics, there’s no better way to get a feel for cooking than by trying out new recipes. Using these 5 spice box recipes for the perfect night in, you’ll be able to impress your friends and family with your culinary skills.
The spice box is the most versatile of tools, and can be used in many different situations. This is due to its protective nature – keeping your spices safe and ready to use at any moment. It also acts as a source of inspiration, as it will remind you of the amazing things you can do with spices.
If you’re looking for something new to try, why not give one of these a go?
If you want to cook up a delicious meal for one of your favorite people, 5 spice box recipes are perfect for the occasion. These simple dishes can be made all in one pan for the perfect night in.
Toss a few spices into a pan and let them simmer until they’re fragrant. You’ll have a delicious aroma and a tasty meal that only requires one pan and very little attention while it cooks. Serve the dish with some crusty bread, crackers or over rice or noodles. Here are five spice box recipes to help you get started on your next night in.
The easiest way to create a new recipe is simply to combine different spices. The most flavorful spice box recipes are those that have been passed down from generation to generation. You can also experiment by adding fruit or vegetables to the mixture.
The following are five spice box recipes for the perfect night in. These spices have been specially blended and packaged for you, so you do not have to worry about mixing them yourself.
Today, I am going to share with you my top 5 spice box recipes so you can make the perfect night in:
1) The first recipe is a simple but very rich chocolate mousse. It is an all time favorite. You can use it as a dessert, or just have it for breakfast, it is that good!
2) Next up is a simple potato, leek and goats cheese soup. This one is creamy and so delicious. It is perfect for this time of the year.
3) I also have a great homemade pizza recipe for you. This is not your average pizza. It has caramelized onions, lots of cheese and fresh herbs on top and it takes no time to make at all! Use your own homemade dough or buy one from your local supermarket next time you notice “fresh dough” sign on the window display!
4) The fourth recipe is probably my all-time favorite dish ever! It’s French onion soup served with warm crusty bread and melted gruyere cheese on top. I must warn you though, this dish will make you cry! (tears of joy of course).
5) And last but not least I have an exotic Indonesian peanut sauce recipe for you: peanut satay sauce with coconut milk
Five Spice Box Recipes
Cinnamon, Clove, Nutmeg, Allspice and Ginger are the five spices featured at the first ever SpiceBox Festival in New York City. The SpiceBox Festival is a celebration of global cuisines and flavors, with each booth featuring a different country’s cuisine.
Disclosure: I received media passes to attend this event; however, all opinions expressed are my own.
SpiceBox Festival: 5 Spices That Make Your Food Unique
With so many spices available on the market today, you may have a hard time deciding which ones to use when cooking your favorite meal. The five spices featured at the first ever SpiceBox Festival in New York City make all the difference in your favorite dishes.
Tasting the foods at The SpiceBox Festival reminded me just how flavorful food can be when you add just the right amount of spice to it. Take for instance this delicious Glazed Lemon Pound Cake from Papaya King – one bite makes it clear how important freshness is when cooking with spices. The cake itself was moist and flavorful, thanks to the presence of several ingredients including fresh lemon juice and zest, eggs and butter (which is one of my favorite go-to ingredients). This Glazed Lemon Pound Cake recipe will make