RawSpiceBar Review - November 2016 - Meal Preparation Subscription Box + PROMO CODE

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What is it? Raw Spice Bar 
How Much? $8 per month plus $4 shipping to Canada. Save on longer term subscriptions. Prices in US dollars. 
What’s in it? 3 hand-picked, small batch, freshly ground spice blends and kitchen-tested, detailed recipes and ideas.

RawSpiceBar is a subscription service offering a monthly box consisting of three freshly ground spice blends from a different region each month. All flavors come with kitchen-tested recipes, personalized for your diet. Add your own fresh ingredients for cooking globally inspired meals for four. The spice blends are perfectly portioned, freshly ground and expertly blended by top chefs for maximum authentic flavor. It's all done just days before shipping to guarantee freshness. Your first order ships within 10 days of purchase, and on the 10th of every month thereafter. 

RawSpiceBar partners with award winning chefs, bloggers & sources old family recipes to bring you unique spice blends from the highest quality spices around the world, with an unprecedented focus on quality and flavor.

This package only took 2 weeks to arrive, which is a huge improvement over the 4 weeks it took last month!

November is the Pondicherry Spice Kit. 
Vaarungal (“Welcome” in Tamil)! You’ve landed in Pondicherry! The weather is warm and the costal breeze is refreshing but a Chai tea won’t hurt. The Romans, the Chinese, the Dutch, the English, and the French have all been here and their influences remain present. Namely the French. Warm Vadouvan odors collide with buttery smells wafting from kitchens in the French Quarter. With colonization, architectural and cuisine changed; However, the complex layers of Indian spices shine through each French inspired dish.

The month I noticed there is two recipes per spice, one on each side of the card!

Unpumpkin Spice - Ginger, allspice, cinnamon, nutmeg, black peppercorns, star anise, spices.
RawSpiceBar’s Unpumpkin Pie Spice is an ode to a North American tradition- created with a heavy balance of savory flavor over sweet. We love it as a unique twist on traditional cornbread.
Recipes for Baked Pumpkin Donuts and Pumpkin Spiced Cornbread.

Peppercorn Chai Spices - Toasted black peppercorns, ginger, cinnamon, green cardamom, cloves, nutmeg, star anise, spices.
RawSpiceBar’s Peppercorn Chai for chai tea or baking a host of chai infused baked goodies. 
Recipes for Peppercorn Chai Spiced Tea and Chai Spiced Apple Clafoutis

Indo-French Vadouvan Spices - Toasted cumin, toasted coriander, turmeric, fenugreek, yellow mustard seeds, brown mustard seeds, green cardamom, aleppo pepper, cayenne, nutmeg, cloves, spices.
Indo-French Vadouvan, perfect for lamb curry, Indian inspired eggs or a fall inspired squash soup. 
Recipes for Vadouvan Butternut Squash Soup and Vadouvan Scrambled Eggs.

This is a really interesting spice kit this month. I've  never heard of the Pondicherry (or Puducherry) region of India. It's at the southern end of India, on the Bay of Bengal. It's so interesting how different cultures have shaped the cuisine of the region. I can't wait to learn more and to try some of these dishes!

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