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Sweet Yemeni

Sweet Yemeni


INGREDIENTS: Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, Ginger, Mace, Nutmeg, and Orange Peel

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Get ready to take your taste buds on a journey to the exotic land of Yemen with Oak City Spice Blend's "Sweet Yemeni" blend. This blend is a tribute to the ancient spice trade that has shaped Yemen's culture and cuisine for centuries.


The combination of cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, ginger, mace, nutmeg, and orange peel is truly irresistible. Each ingredient has its own unique flavor and aroma that comes together to create a flavor explosion in your mouth.


Let's start with the star of the blend, cardamom. This spice is a staple in Yemeni cuisine and is known for its warm, sweet, and floral flavor. It's often used in tea and coffee, as well as savory dishes like rice pilaf and stews.


Next up is cinnamon, which adds a sweet and spicy note to the blend. Cloves bring a slightly bitter and pungent taste, while ginger adds a sharp, peppery flavor. Mace, the outer layer of the nutmeg seed, has a similar flavor to nutmeg but is milder and more delicate. Nutmeg, on the other hand, has a warm and nutty taste that complements the other spices perfectly.


Last but not least, the addition of orange peel adds a bright and citrusy note to the blend. It's the perfect finishing touch that ties all the flavors together.


But Sweet Yemeni is not just a delicious blend of spices. It's also a tribute to the ancient spice trade that has played a significant role in Yemen's history. For centuries, Yemen was a hub for the spice trade, with traders from all over the world coming to buy Yemeni spices like cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves.


The spice trade brought wealth and prosperity to Yemen and helped shape its culture and cuisine. Today, Yemeni spices are still highly sought after and are used in dishes all over the world.


So the next time you sprinkle some Sweet Yemeni on your morning oatmeal or add it to your favorite baked goods, take a moment to appreciate the rich history and culture behind this delicious blend. And don't be surprised if you find yourself daydreaming about traveling to the exotic land of Yemen to taste these spices straight from the source.


Sweet Yemeni Roasted Carrots


1 pound carrots, peeled and sliced

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon Sweet Yemeni spice blend

Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large bowl, toss the sliced carrots with olive oil and Sweet Yemeni spice blend until evenly coated.
  3. Spread the carrots out in a single layer on a baking sheet.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Roast in the oven for 25-30 minutes, or until the carrots are tender and caramelized around the edges.
  6. Serve hot and enjoy the delicious flavors of Sweet Yemeni spice blend!

This recipe is perfect for a side dish with your favorite main course, and the sweet and warm flavors of Sweet Yemeni spice blend will complement a variety of dishes. Enjoy!


Here are some recipe suggestions that incorporate the Sweet Yemeni spice blend:


  • Sweet Yemeni French Toast: Mix together eggs, milk, and the Sweet Yemeni spice blend. Dip bread slices into the mixture, then cook on a griddle until golden brown. Serve with sliced bananas and a drizzle of honey.
  • Sweet Yemeni Yogurt Bowl: Mix together Greek yogurt, honey, and the Sweet Yemeni spice blend. Top with fresh berries and chopped nuts.


  • Sweet Yemeni Spiced Tea: Steep black tea bags in hot water with the Sweet Yemeni spice blend. Serve with a splash of milk and honey.
  • Sweet Yemeni Spiced Orange Cake: Mix together flour, sugar, butter, eggs, orange juice, and the Sweet Yemeni spice blend. Bake in the oven until golden brown.


  • Sweet Yemeni Carrot Salad: Shred carrots and toss with raisins, chopped nuts, and a dressing made from olive oil, lemon juice, and the Sweet Yemeni spice blend.
  • Sweet Yemeni Grilled Chicken: Rub chicken breasts with olive oil and the Sweet Yemeni spice blend, then grill until cooked through. Serve with a side of roasted vegetables.


  • Sweet Yemeni Spiced Lamb Chops: Rub lamb chops with olive oil and the Sweet Yemeni spice blend, then grill until cooked to your liking. Serve with a side of couscous and sauteed spinach.
  • Sweet Yemeni Chickpea Stew: Cook diced onion and garlic in olive oil, then add chickpeas, diced tomatoes, and the Sweet Yemeni spice blend. Simmer until the flavors meld together, then serve with a side of bread.

    Cardamom, Cinnamon, Cloves, Gionger, Mace, Nutmeg and Orange Peel


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