(we are currently out of other color boxes until January)**
Bringing together the pantry favourites of both Yotam and the NOPI kitchen, this is our most border-crossing and exotic hamper yet. From the dried rose petals and barberries of Iran to the tamarind pulp and black glutinous rice of South East Asia, the NOPI Gift Box is the beginning of one great big adventure.
Ancho Chilli Whole – Ground Dried Lime – Chipotle Chilli Whole – Annatto Seeds– Dried Barberries – Baharat – Nigella Seeds – Whole Star Anise – Sumac – Dried Rose Petals – Cepa Vieja Sherry Vinegar – Date Syrup – Golden Raisins – Ground Cardamom – Tamarind Concentrate Natural – gift box (Color may vary)
Sweet and earthy, with just a touch of heat, these ancho chili peppers are native to Puebla, southeast of Mexico City.
These are ground dried lemons, used extensively in Persian cooking. It adds a distinct hearthy, citrus flavor to your favorite dishes.
Brown chipotles can be used anywhere you use a morita chipotle, this one just offers a huskier flavor with a lot more smoke. Outside of its usual culinary rigmaroles, this dried chipotle chile is fantastic when toasted, ground, and mixed with a bit of ground cinnamon before being swirled into to a cup of hot chocolate.
The Annatto Seed is a unique ingredient, offering mild, subtle flavor and natural food coloring abilities ranging from yellow to deep red.
Famous for its bright color and sweet-tart flavor, Zereshk is a delicacy ingredient in Persian rice and Russian jams. Rich in Vitamin C, this dried berry is a bright addition to salads, couscous, rices, quinoa, roasted vegetables, and more.
Baharat, which is Arabic for “spice,” is a warming blend of aromatic spices used in Middle Eastern and North African cuisine. Our handcrafted Baharat Spice Blend is a fragrant, traditional combination of sweet yet spicy ingredients, including cumin, coriander, cardamom, paprika, and black peppercorns.
Black Caraway, or Nigella, is the distinctive, slightly bitter seed of an annual flowering plant native to Asia. Not to be confused with traditional caraway seed, this slightly bitter, pungent spice seed is its own unique species.
Our Whole Star Anise adds visual interest and the strong, sweet, licorice-like flavor of anise to recipes, and can also be used as a garnish.
Ground Sumac is simply the tangy, citrusy powder from the fruit of the sumac shrub, most often used in classic Middle Eastern seasonings.
Beyond their beauty and fragrance, Rose Petals also have many culinary uses, lending their signature aroma and light, tart-sweet flavor to syrups, oils, sauces, baked goods, beverages and more.
The depth and complexity of this vinegar is a result of the time honored tradition of utilizing the solera method of aging. Has a bright acidity up front followed by a lingering complexity containing whisps of wood and a rich smoky flavor.
Sadaf’s date syrup is made with only the highest-quality organic dates that are picked when perfectly ripe, rich, and sweet. Made without added sugar, additives, or preservatives, enjoy this squeezable syrup as a natural alternative to artificial sweeteners.
Our Golden Raisins are oven dried to concentrate their natural sweet, fruity flavor. More tart and tangy then ordinary raisins, our Golden Raisins are delicious and versatile.
Ground Cardamom has a strong, sweet, pungent flavor with hints of lemon, mint and eucalyptus.
Tamarind concentrate is a common ingredient in Indian dishes such as Chutney.