Asian Herb & Spice Mixes
basa genep To make your own: See the Basa Genep posting on RecipeSource.com.
Chinese five-spice powder = five-spice powder = five-fragrance powder = five heavenly spices = five perfumes = five-flavored powder Notes: Don't confuse this with panch phoron, a Bengali spice mix that's sometimes called "five spice." To make your own: Combine equal parts Szechwan (or black) pepper, star anise (or anise), cinnamon, cloves, and fennel, all ground Links: For a more detailed recipe, visit the Five Spice Powder posting on RecipeSource.com.
five-spice See: 1. Chinese five-spice powder 2. panch phoron
furikake Notes: This Japanese salt substitute combines black and white sesame seeds, nori, red shiso leaves, and additional flavorings.
Hunan spices To make your own: See the Hunan Blended Spices posting on RecipeSource.com.
sesame salt = gomashio = goma shio = gomasio To make your own: Toast 1 cup sesame seeds, grind with a mortar and pestle, then add 1/4 cup salt. See also the Korean Sesame Salt recipe posted on RecipeSource.com.
shichimi togarashi Pronunciation: shee-CHEE-mee toh-guh-RAH-shee Notes: Shichimi togarashi is a mix of seven spices that's often sprinkled on soups and noodles. To make your own: Combine equal parts szechuan peppercorns, sesame seed, hemp seed, poppy seed, dried orange peel, crushed roasted nori, and crushed dried hot chile peppers. Substitutes: nanami togarashi
Sichuan pepper salt
Szechuan pepper salt = Sichuan pepper salt To make your own: See the Chinese Salt and Pepper Recipe posted on RecipeSource.com.
togarashi Pronunciation: toh-guh-RAH-shee To make your own: See the Togarashi Recipe posted on RecipeSource.com. Substitutes: cayenne pepper OR crushed red chile peppers
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