Named one of the world's best spice shops by Food & Wine Magazine, Oaktown Spice Shop offers the freshest, most delicious, high-quality spices and hand-mixed spice blends in the Bay Area.

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Pemba Swizzle
Pemba Swizzle

by Erica Perez June 08, 2017

Our single-origin Pemba cloves are the star of this refreshing citrus cocktail made with the help of homemade Falernum syrup. 

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Homemade Falernum Syrup
Homemade Falernum Syrup

by Erica Perez June 08, 2017

Make your own version of a classic bar syrup using our new single-origin Pemba cloves. We kept this recipe simple, with the Pemba cloves as the star of the show, to highlight their standout flavor.

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Chickpea Sumac Salad
Chickpea Sumac Salad

by Erica Perez June 08, 2017

When we first got samples of our new single-origin cured sumac into the shop earlier this year, we were so excited about their flavor that we pulled staffers into our office to sprinkle the berries into their palms.

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Yellow Cardamom Ice Cream with Candied Fennel Seeds
Yellow Cardamom Ice Cream with Candied Fennel Seeds

by Erica Perez June 08, 2017

Yellow cardamom is the perfect muse for ice cream because the pods have been allowed to fully ripen, imparting a sweet flavor with notes of grass.

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