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14th c. Poudre Fine - Le Menagier de Paris

14th c. Poudre Fine - Le Menagier de Paris


INGREDIENTS: Cinnamon, Cloves, Ginger, Grains of Paradise, Sugar

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Travel back in time to the medieval era with Oak City Spice Blend's Poudre Fine. This delightful spice blend dates back to the 15th century and has been enjoyed by medieval cooks for centuries. Poudre Fine, which means "Fine Powder," is a blend of cinnamon, cloves, ginger, grains of paradise, and sugar, creating a flavor that is both unique and delicious.


One of the things that make Poudre Fine so special is its all-natural ingredients. There are no fillers, preservatives, or MSG, making it an excellent choice for those looking for a natural spice blend. It's also gluten-free and vegan-friendly, making it a versatile option for all dietary needs.


Let's take a closer look at the ingredients that make up Poudre Fine and how they contribute to its delicious flavor:


Cinnamon: Cinnamon is a sweet and warming spice that adds depth and complexity to Poudre Fine. It has been used in both sweet and savory dishes for centuries and is known for its medicinal properties.


Cloves: Cloves are a strong, aromatic spice that adds a distinct flavor to Poudre Fine. They have a warm and sweet flavor that pairs well with cinnamon and ginger.


Ginger: Ginger has a spicy and pungent flavor that adds a touch of heat to Poudre Fine. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and has been used in traditional medicine for centuries.


Grains of Paradise: Grains of Paradise are a lesser-known spice that adds a slightly bitter and peppery flavor to Poudre Fine. They have been used in West African cuisine for centuries and have recently gained popularity in the culinary world.


Sugar: Sugar adds a touch of sweetness to Poudre Fine, balancing out the other flavors in the blend. It also helps to create a slightly caramelized crust when used as a rub for meats.


Overall, Poudre Fine is a versatile spice blend that can be used in a variety of dishes. It's perfect for adding flavor to roasted meats, vegetables, and soups. Its all-natural ingredients and rich history make it a unique and flavorful addition to any kitchen. So why not bring a touch of medieval flavor to your cooking with Oak City Spice Blend's Poudre Fine?


Here are a few recipe ideas that could benefit from the addition of Poudre Fine:

  • Spiced Hot Chocolate: Add Poudre Fine to your favorite hot chocolate recipe for a warming and comforting drink. The blend's combination of cinnamon, cloves, and ginger will give the hot chocolate a deliciously spicy flavor that complements the sweetness of the sugar.

  • Baked Apples: Core and slice apples, then toss with Poudre Fine, melted butter, and brown sugar. Bake in the oven until the apples are tender and the topping is crispy and caramelized. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

  • Spiced Whipped Cream: Add a pinch of Poudre Fine to your homemade whipped cream for a spiced twist on a classic topping. Serve with pies, cakes, or even pancakes or waffles for a delicious and indulgent breakfast.

  • Spiced Nuts: Toss your favorite nuts (such as almonds or pecans) with melted butter, Poudre Fine, and a pinch of salt. Bake in the oven until golden and fragrant, then serve as a snack or appetizer.

  • Spiced Granola: Mix Poudre Fine into your favorite granola recipe for a spicy and sweet breakfast or snack. Serve with yogurt and fresh fruit for a healthy and delicious meal.

These recipes are just a few examples of how Poudre Fine can enhance the flavor of a variety of dishes. Experiment with different ingredients and cooking methods to discover even more delicious ways to use this versatile spice blend.



We grind all of them together and package them just before shipping to ensure you get the freshest blend we can create.


    Cinnamon, Cloves, Ginger, Grains of Paradise, Sugar


    Unfortunately, we can't accept returns, however, if you are unhappy with your spices, we want to know.


    We ship 5 days a week - your order will be processed next in line.

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