Holiday Spice Baked Cheesecake

Holiday Spice Baked Cheesecake

by Erica Perez

This cheesecake is based on the recipe that Lead Spice Associate Tracy Wolf used in her own bakery. She loves it because it is easy, delicious and yields a perfect texture. She tweaked the recipe by adding Oaktown Spice Shop’s spices to create a holiday spice version that is really over-the-top delicious.  

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Sophisticated Ginger-Orange Oatmeal

Sophisticated Ginger-Orange Oatmeal

by Erica Perez

There’s nothing more comforting than a bowl of oatmeal. The ginger and orange zest dress it up with little effort. 

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Pecan Shortbread Cookies with Apple Pie Sugar

Pecan Shortbread Cookies with Apple Pie Sugar

by Erica Perez

Shortbread cookies are so simple to make and yet so satisfying. Tender and buttery, it's hard to stop at just one (so you might want to double the recipe). We topped these with our Apple Pie Sugar for a burst of warmth from freshly ground cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and vanilla beans.

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Dutch Baby Pancake with Vanilla Sugar

Dutch Baby Pancake with Vanilla Sugar

by Erica Perez

Perfect for Sunday morning breakfast or brunch with friends, this fluffy pancake is simple and delicious. No flipping required! We love it topped with our Vanilla Sugar and lemon juice, but you can play with any number of other toppings,

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Salsa Macha

Salsa Macha

by Erica Perez

Salsa macha is a spicy chile oil from Mexico made from dried chiles, spices, nuts and seeds. With our Salsa Macha Mix, you can make a mild version of this delicious condiment at home in just a few easy steps!

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Chicken Braised in Cinnamon and Cumin with Tahini

Chicken Braised in Cinnamon and Cumin with Tahini

by Erica Perez

The warm and aromatic flavors of this dish envelop you in a cloud of comfort as they float through the house. It is a saucy chicken dish, simple yet full of flavor, with spices that are very Greek but also incorporate a visit to the Middle East.

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Baby gem lettuce with charred eggplant yogurt, smacked cucumber, and shatta

Baby gem lettuce with charred eggplant yogurt, smacked cucumber, and shatta

by Erica Perez

This works well either as a stand-alone starter or as part of a spread or side. It’s lovely with some hot smoked salmon or trout. “Smacked” cucumbers sounds a bit dramatic but, really, it’s just a way of bruising them to allow all the flavor to seep through to the flesh.

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Dal Makhani

Dal Makhani

by Erica Perez

In India, the word dal is an all-encompassing term that includes not only the dish but also lentils and some beans. Dal is a staple in many Indian homes across the world; it’s easy to make, comforting, and a great source of protein. 

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Lamb Martabak (Martabak Daging)

Lamb Martabak (Martabak Daging)

by Erica Perez

This martabak is one of Coconut & Sambal author Lara Lee's favorite snacks to eat. With coriander- and cumin-spiced lamb encased in pastry, it’s Indonesia’s answer to a Cornish pasty. 

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Tomato Sambal (Sambal Tomat)

Tomato Sambal (Sambal Tomat)

by Erica Perez

Coconut & Sambal author Lara Lee thinks of this tomato relish as a beginner’s guide to sambal, as it works beautifully either spicy or mild, depending on your preference. 

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Grilled Spiced Chicken Salad with Amchur

Grilled Spiced Chicken Salad with Amchur

by Erica Perez

This is The Flavor Equation author Nik Sharma's weekday afternoon salad. The salad itself is very simple—a splash of lime juice and a bit of amchur for a dose of acidity—but it’s the chicken that carries the strongest punch of flavor.

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Elote (Grilled Mexican Corn)

Elote (Grilled Mexican Corn)

by Erica Perez

There's nothing better than grilled corn on the cob in the summertime...except maybe for elote! It turns out that slathering sweet, roasty corn in creamy-spicy-cheesy goodness and a squeeze of lime takes this simple pleasure to the next level.

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Refill Bags Ship for Free for a Limited Time!

Now through January 31, it's even easier to stock up on your pantry staples or try out new flavors! Refill bags of our spices now ship for free, even if you order just one. 

Click on the size menu and choose the bag option from the drop down menu to find the refill bag option.