Try this: Spice mixes

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Try this: Spice mixes

Make these up these spice mixes and use to season meat as a marinade, potato wedges, mince dishes, meatballs, soups, sauces and dips.

Can be mixed with yoghurt as a marinade or used as a dry spice rub:
1 tablespoon ground ginger
1 tablespoon cumin
1 tablespoon coriander
1 tablespoon paprika
1 tablespoon turmeric
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon cayenne pepper
1 tablespoon garum masala 

Add to hot dishes or use as a dry spice rub or to season sauces and salsa:
1 heaped tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon oregano
1 tablespoon chilli powder 

Mix with a little olive oil and lemon juice and use as a marinade or dry spice rub:
1 1/2 tablespoons paprika
2 teaspoons salt
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon thyme
1 teaspoon sugar

Sprinkle over pizza bases, use in sauces and pasta dishes:
3 tablespoons dried oregano
2 tablespoons dried thyme
2 tablespoons dried marjoram
2 tablespoons dried parsley
2 teaspoons coarsely ground pepper

First published: Sep 2006

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