Shichimi Togarashi (七味唐辛子) (“seven-flavored spice of life”) is probably one of the most interesting & vibrant spice blends that we keep on hand in our kitchen.
Its a very exotic zesty Japanese — largely credited to a Tokyo spice shop that dates back to the 17th century — salt-free mix of hot and cool flavors from chile and sesame seeds to seaweed and citrus, that tickle the tongue and add aromatic and complex, bold flavors to dishes. This spice blend imparts nutty, citrusy, and umami flavors to a variety of seafood and vegetables. Add it to any sort of savory dish and it will pleasantly surprise you!
❖ Flavor profile
Abruptly spicy. Somewhat sour. Quite nutty. A tad salty. Absolutely delicious!
The aroma is of the dried tangerine peel, with a hint of nori (a type of seaweed often used for sushi, which has a nutty, sweet-salty flavor).
This has a bit of a quick hitting heat that fades quickly, but is also complex and savory with hints of citrus and earthiness.
❖ How to enjoy it
Shichimi Togarashi is carefully handcrafted on a foundation of red Chiles, dried Orange peel, Sansho pepper, toasted Sesame seeds (white and black), toasted Nori flakes (seaweed), and Poppy seeds. Our special chukara – or medium-heat – blend rounds out the dominant flavors of Sansho pepper and chiles with ingredients such as dried orange peel.
❖ Product Features
To make a remarkable olive oil seasoning dip, mix 2 tablespoons Classic OLIVE-OIL BREAD DIPPING Seasoning with ½ cup of your favorite extra virgin olive oil. Quick Tip: For best flavor gently heat oil with bread dipper for 30-60 seconds in microwave or on the stove top. You can of course easily adjust this with more or less seasoning to suite the tastes of your friends and family. We like to mix this and let it set for about 30 minutes prior to using as that allows the seasonings to fully marry with the olive oil. Serve hunks of crusty french bread around little ramekins of this signature blend paired with a top notch olive oil and watch it disappear!
For a tasty vinegar and oil salad dressing, mix 2 tablespoons Olive-Oil Dipping Seasoning with 2/3 cup olive oil and 1/4 cup vinegar, let stand for at least 15 minutes.
This blend is quite versatile, and it makes a great marinade, using the dressing recipe from above, for chicken, pork or fish. Classic Olive Oil Dipping Seasoning can also be used as a dry rub for steaks, lamb or pork chops. It's delicious as a seasoning for breading or a topping for macaroni and cheese, or mixing some in with breadcrumbs for meatballs, or into sour cream for a quick potato chip dip or on your breadsticks just before they go in the oven. Also into salads, casserole, bread, pizza dough, pasta. A pinch of this blend is also great sprinkled on baked chicken, french fries, or popcorn.
Ingredients: Hand mixed from Rosemary, dried Lemon peel, Chives, roasted minced Onion, Mediterranean Oregano, Parsley and Himalayan pink sea Salt.
This mouthwatering smoky garlic dip mix is delicious with potato chips, pretzels and vegetables. It also makes a wonderful, creamy salad dressing.
Use to season breadsticks, focaccia, mushroom stuffings or stir fries. Toss in with green salads or side salads (like chicken, potato or tofu), add to casseroles, meat gravies, soups or stews. Use with a little olive oil to create a wet rub for chicken, fish, seafood. Shake on buttered or steamed vegetables (especially green beans and potatoes). You will also find it a great way to spice up your burgers, salads, pizza and pasta as well. This blend is easy to love!
To make a quick salad dressing mix 2 tablespoons of Roasted Garlic seasoning with 2/3 cups of olive oil and 1/3 cup of either red wine or balsamic vinegar.
The flavor profile of our extra-flavorful Roasted Garlic & Herbs seasoning is a delightful balance of red bell pepper and roasted garlic flakes with the delightful undertones provided by rosemary, thyme, sun-dried tomato, savory, oregano, and Himalayan sea salt. Specially made for cooks to inspire extraordinary menus and deliver consistent recipes.
This robust blend is a blank canvas, just screaming for flavor fusion. Greek Spice, or Grecque, is a gentle and tasty, highly aromatic, seasoning blend for Mediterranean luvin’ flavor. It is versatile and easy to use. Greek need only be paired with olive oil.
Taste and Aroma
Saratoga Spicery Greek Seasoning is packed fresh offering quality you can taste. All spices, herbs, and blends are Non-Irradiated, no preservatives, all-natural, no MSG, no GMO, and zero fillers ★ Small Batch Blended ★ Freshness Dated ★ Good up to 1 year after opening, but even better if used within 6 months ★ Hand crafted in U.S.A.
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