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Mexican Spices

These are the Mexican spices that bring their enormous range of flavors to Mexican cooking. From the bright, warm citrus notes of coriander to the deep ambiance of savory cacao, these spices imbue Mexican food with its complex flavor profile. With a mix of indigenous spices and those brought in through trade, immigration, and conquest, these spices shown here, along with the Mexican herbs and Mexican chiles in our Ultimate Guide to Mexican Spices, blend history and tradition into an extraordinary cuisine. If it's inspiration you're after, take a look at the huge collection of regional Mexican recipes that we've made in our test kitchen.

 

Allspice Berries
Allspice Berries
Allspice Berries are smooth, round, mahogany brown, and emanate an intoxicating swirl of spicy black pepper, woodsy clove and cinnamon, and brisk ginger, with a tiny hint of licorice that peeks out
Anise Seed
Anise Seed
Sweet, warm Anise Seed are small, pleasantly striped, greyish-brown seeds, often seen with a completely edible stem attached.
Annatto Seeds
Annatto Seeds
Annatto Seed, sometimes called achiote seed, is used more for its color than for its flavor.
California Garlic Powder
California Garlic Powder
Choose California Garlic Powder when you want garlic flavor with no texture or bulk.
California Granulated Garlic
California Granulated Garlic
Granulated Garlic, Allium sativum, is also called California granulated garlic, best granulated garlic, or garlic granule.
California Granulated Onion
California Granulated Onion
Granulated Onion, Allium cepa, is also called onion granules. Granulated Onion has an essential oil of .01% to .015%.  
California Minced Onion
California Minced Onion
When you choose California Minced Onion, you’re choosing powerful flavor and great texture.
California Onion Powder
California Onion Powder
Finely ground California Onion Powder exposes the maximum amount of an onion’s surface area, delivering pure flavor with no delay.
California Roasted Minced Garlic
California Roasted Minced Garlic
Roasted Minced Garlic, Allium sativum, is also called garlic flakes, dried garlic flakes, or dried garlic.
California Toasted Granulated Onion
California Toasted Granulated Onion
California Toasted Granulated Onion delivers bold and savory flavor, tempered by roasting to coax out an onion’s sweet caramel notes locked inside.
Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks
Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks
Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks, Cinnamomum verum, are also called Ceylon cinnamon, canela cinnamon sticks, or canela sticks.
Coriander Seeds
Coriander Seeds
Coriander Seeds (pronounced “kaw-ree-an-dr"), Coriandrum sativum, is also called coriander seed, coriander spice, or cilantro seed.
Cumin Seed
Cumin Seed
Cumin Seed has an unmistakable flavor that is spicy-sweet, aromatic and earthy, with a hint of citrus and bitter undertones.
Ground  Allspice
Ground Allspice
Woodsy and fragrant, our Ground Allspice has a deep, almost cinnamon-sweet fragrance that’s prickly with hints of pepper and kept aloft by a cloud of light lemon-ginger.
Ground Anise Seed
Ground Anise Seed
Warm and toasty Ground Anise Seed brings cozy flavors to your kitchen.
Ground Annatto
Ground Annatto
The scientific name of Annatto seeds (pronounced ‘a-na-toe') is Bixa orellana and these are native to South America.
Ground Ceylon Cinnamon
Ground Ceylon Cinnamon
Ground Ceylon Cinnamon is ground from the bark of the cinnamon tree, Cinnamomum verum. It is also called Ceylon cinnamon powder, canela cinnamon powder
Ground Cloves
Ground Cloves
Sharp and fruity, with a flavor that hints of cinnamon, pepper, and a little heat, reddish-brown Ground Cloves is an unforgettable spice.
Ground Coriander
Ground Coriander
Ground Coriander has a light, feathery texture and a lemony aroma when freshly ground, with a flavor profile that is warm, nutty and sweet, with hints of citrus.
Ground Cumin
Ground Cumin
Ground Cumin (pronounced "khu-min"), Cuminum cyminum, is also called cumin powder, cumin spice or cumin seasoning.
Ground Nutmeg
Ground Nutmeg
Nutmeg, the seed from a tropical evergreen tree, has a rich, piney, camphor-like aroma. The flavor is nutty, spicy, bittersweet and warm, with echoes of clove.
Mexican Vanilla Beans
Mexican Vanilla Beans
Unless you're a vanilla connoisseur, you may not even realize that there is more than one type of vanilla bean.
Organic Anise Seeds
Organic Anise Seeds
Anise seed, or Pimpinella anisum, is of the parsley family and is related to caraway, cumin, dill, and fennel.
Organic Annatto Seeds
Organic Annatto Seeds
Annatto seed is the alternate name for the more commonly known "achiote," pronounced "ah-chee-OH-tay." They are called annatto when used in food or in cosmetic applications.
Organic Cacao Powder
Organic Cacao Powder
The cacao bean is the dried and fully fermented fatty seed of Theobroma cacao which is from the family Malvaceae. Other members of this family include okra and cotton.
Organic California Garlic Powder
Organic California Garlic Powder
Organic Garlic Powder, Allium sativum, is also called organic garlic powder grown in USA, California garlic powder, or USA garlic powder.
Organic California Granulated Garlic
Organic California Granulated Garlic
Organic Granulated Garlic, Allium sativum, is also called organic garlic granules or California granulated garlic.
Organic California Granulated Onion
Organic California Granulated Onion
Dehydrated, concentrated, and ground into flavor-packed granules, our Organic California Granulated Onion lets you enjoy the sweet pungency of onions without worries over unknown pesticides or harm
Organic California Minced Garlic
Organic California Minced Garlic
Organic California Minced Garlic is a great way to add a little bit of texture and get a lot of garlic flavor.
Organic Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks
Organic Ceylon Cinnamon Sticks
Organic Ceylon ("seh-LAHN") Cinnamon Sticks, Cinnamomum verum, are also called Ceylon cinnamon, canela cinnamon sticks, or canela sticks.
Organic Coriander Seed
Organic Ground Ceylon Cinnamon
Organic Ground Ceylon Cinnamon
Organic Ceylon Cinnamon (pronounced "suh-laan"), Cinnamomum verum, is also called Ceylon cinnamon powder, ground Ceylon cinnamon, or pure C
Organic Ground Cloves
Organic Ground Cloves
Organic cloves are a spice with quite a few different uses. Throughout history, they have played an important role in both the spice, incense and perfume industry.
Organic Ground Coriander
Organic Ground Coriander
The flavor of Organic Ground Coriander is capricious and beguiling.
Organic Lemon Juice Powder
Organic Lemon Juice Powder
Lemon Juice Powder, Citrus limon, is also called lemon powder, organic lemon powder, or powdered lemon.
Organic White Sesame Seed
Organic White Sesame Seed
Sesame seeds are just a small part of the history of food in the world, but they are by no means unimportant.
Toasted Sesame Seed
Toasted Sesame Seed
Oily and rich Toasted Sesame Seeds are the soft, flat, tiny, teardrop-shaped seed that grow in the fruit of the flowering sesame plant.
White Sesame Seeds
White Sesame Seeds
One of the oldest in the history of spices, this tiny seed is full of flavor, crunch, and even health benefits. The scientific name for sesame seed is Sesamum indicum.
Whole Cloves
Whole Cloves
Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum. They are native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia, and are commonly used as a spice.
Whole Nutmeg
Whole Nutmeg
Whole Nutmeg is nutty, woody, warm and spicy, and bittersweet with notes of pepper and clove.
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