rasam powder

Homemade Rasam Powder

Rasam powder is a must if you want to make Indian rasam – a delicious thin soup, perfect over rice. Its heat comes from dried red chilies. You can control the spice with your red chili choice. We recommend Kashmiri chili in this recipe (relatively mild …

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Homemade Chaat Masala

Homemade Chaat Masala

Indian spices are always aromatic and savory, and we love them so – especially when they have a healthy dose of dried red chilies in the mix. This homemade chaat masala recipe delivers there, plus you can optionally add paprika for a little more warmth …

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Shichimi Togarashi

Homemade Shichimi Togarashi Seasoning

Want to heighten the flavor of your Japanese fare? Try your hand at making this shichimi togarashi recipe the next time you’re up for an exotic twist. This delicious Japanese spice mixture is also known as seven-spice seasoning, as it near always contains seven ingredients. There’s …

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homemade madras curry paste

Homemade Madras Curry Paste

Madras curry is known for being spicier than your average Thai curry, and that’s certainly true here. This recipe leans into the cayenne pepper – undoubtedly medium heat on the pepper scale (30,000 to 50,000 Scoville heat units). But if that’s too much heat, it’s …

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Homemade Rogan Josh Seasoning

Homemade Rogan Josh Seasoning

Rogan Josh seasoning isn’t a curry blend on many radars, but it should be. With it, you can make one delicious lamb curry and a whole lot more. It has a lovely red hue and is very aromatic, featuring cardamom, cinnamon, and cloves, among a …

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Homemade Old Bay Seasoning

Homemade Old Bay Seasoning

Old Bay is one of those magic spice mixes – a complex combination of many flavors that comes out on the other side as something singularly delicious. It’s simple enough to pick up Old Bay at any store (and we highly recommend keeping a bulk …

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chipotle cinnamon rub

Chipotle Cinnamon Rub

Chipotle cinnamon rub is a seasoning mix that works no matter the weather outside. The chipotle pepper powder (and pinch of cayenne) provides a smoky heat, while the cinnamon adds that comforting sweet warmth that’s so loved during cooler months. Use it as a rub …

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Sriracha powder

Homemade Sriracha Powder

What’s a spicy food lover’s kitchen without a bottle of Sriracha hot sauce? Its spicy and tangy flavor brings big life to many a dish. But what if you’d love that Sriracha taste but prefer to not add another liquid to a recipe or meal, …

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Harissa seasoning recipe

Harissa Seasoning

If you want that delicious harissa heat mixed with exotic spices without the paste form, then a harissa seasoning is where to turn. It’s perfect as a dry rub, but don’t overlook it as a general seasoning for many dishes. Making this spice mix is …

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Piri Piri Seasoning

Homemade Piri-Piri Seasoning

Here’s a spicy mix, however you say it. Whether you call it piri-piri or peri-peri seasoning, the end result is all the same – it’s a delicious combo of pungent and savory spices with a healthy kick of heat. It’s perfect as a dry rub for steaks …

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