14th c. Le Viandier de Taillevent Spice Powder
INGREDIENTS: Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Clove, Galigale, Ginger, Grains of Paradise, Long Pepper, Nutmeg
Le Viandier de Taillevent is a cookbook written by French chef Guillaume Tirel in the late 14th century. The book provides valuable insights into medieval cuisine, including the use of herbs and spices. One of the spice blends featured in the book is the "Le Viandier 1395 de Taillevent Spice Powder," a delicious blend of black pepper, cinnamon, clove, galangal, ginger, grains of paradise, long pepper, and nutmeg.
Each of the spices in the blend contributes to its unique flavor profile. Black pepper provides a pungent and slightly bitter taste, while cinnamon adds warmth and sweetness. Cloves give a strong, sweet aroma, and galangal, a relative of ginger, adds a sharp and spicy flavor. Ginger adds a zesty note, and grains of paradise provide a citrusy, peppery flavor. Long pepper has a hot and slightly sweet taste, and nutmeg adds a nutty and slightly sweet flavor to the blend.
This spice blend is incredibly versatile and can be used to flavor chicken, fish, vegetables, and meat. Its unique combination of spices adds a depth of flavor that enhances any dish.
Here's a simple recipe that uses "Le Viandier 1395 de Taillevent Spice Powder" to add a delicious flavor to roasted sweet potatoes:
- 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon "Le Viandier 1395 de Taillevent Spice Powder"
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
- In a bowl, combine the sweet potato cubes, olive oil, "Le Viandier 1395 de Taillevent Spice Powder," salt, and pepper.
- Toss the sweet potato cubes to coat them with the spice blend and oil.
- Arrange the sweet potato cubes in a single layer on a baking sheet.
- Roast the sweet potato cubes in the preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until they are tender and golden brown.
- Serve hot as a side dish.
"Le Viandier 1395 de Taillevent Spice Powder" is a fantastic addition to any kitchen. Its unique blend of spices adds depth of flavor to any dish and is perfect for those who appreciate the taste of authentic medieval cuisine.
We grind all of them together and package them just before shipping to ensure you get the freshest blend we can create.
Black Pepper, Cinnamon, Cloved, Galigale, Ginger, Grains of Paradise, Long Pepper, Nutmeg
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