Product 1: Whole Green Cardamom from Idukki, 20g
There is an old planter’s saying – ‘cardamom adds spice to your years and years to your life’. While this may just be folklore, of one thing there is no doubt; cardamom from Idukki, Kerala adds its unique distinct flavour and aroma to the finest gourmet food, in cuisines across the globe. It’s the world’s third most expensive spice and is universally acknowledged as the queen of spices.
SPRIG Green Cardamom traces its origins to select estates in the verdant rainforests of the Western Ghats in Idukki. These handpicked extra large pods pack an intense flavour with their bold, sweet-floral and peppery notes characteristic of Idukki Cardamom. Cardamom is a carefully cultivated spice that needs shade and a lot of water. Idukki with its rich loamy soil and plentiful nocturnal rain ensures the best conditions for cardamom to grow. No wonder this region has been the home of the most precious cardamom for hundreds of years! Today, SPRIG ensures that this regal spice finds a place in every connoisseur’s kitchen.
Product 2: Vanilla Beans from Madagascar, 10g
With its bouquet of delightful aromas, and legendary taste, Vanilla is considered as spice royalty the world over. From the most expensive Aztec tables to your favourite birthday cake, Vanilla’s appeal is as wide as it is long-standing. Its pure, spicy and delicate flavours have captured the imaginations and appetites of foodies across ages.
Vanilla, with its amazing flavor profile, can enhance a variety of food and beverages in your everyday cooking. Our superior beans promise that extra punch of bold yet fruity flavor and make for the perfect ingredient to your gourmet delights. So invite this elite spice over to your kitchens and enjoy cakes, milkshakes, ice creams and much more. Our world renowned Vanilla Beans from Madagascar are the ingredient your gourmet recipes need.
Usage: The vanilla flavor is found in both the bean and the seeds. Use the vanilla seeds in dishes as ice cream, custard and crème brûlée to add a gourmet visual delight to your culinary creation. Otherwise, you can also simmer the whole bean in milk, cream or another liquid and pour the mixture into your dish.
Storage: Vanilla beans will dry out and become brittle if left out in the air, so retain them in the aluminum container and store them in a cool, dark area.
Product 3: True Cinnamon from Sri Lanka, 20g
Known as “true cinnamon” the world over, ‘Cinnamomum zeylanicu’ is a celebrated spice enjoyed in sweet or savory dishes. This brittle, aromatic spice is found originally in tightly-rolled quills and its powder is an unbeatable topping for a cup of hot cocoa.
At SPRIG we give you only the world’s finest cinnamon, the pure Ceylon cinnamon that we source from the generous lands of Sri Lanka. Ceylon cinnamon is considered the best because of its unique and authentic flavor and its host of health benefits. For centuries people have been consuming Ceylon cinnamon without proper knowledge of its health benefits. But today we know more about this subtle but complex spice. Cinnamon helps lower blood sugar, cholesterol, weight loss and even lowers risk of liver damage.
Use this layered sweet and spicy flavour in custards, puddings or even syrups and ice creams. Despite being bold, this is a spice that knows how to fit in. So add some Ceylon cinnamon into your food, desserts, tea or drink and enjoy a teasing duality of flavour of this gourmet spice. Storage: Store in a cool, dry place.