ceylon Spice Blend

Ceylon Five Spice Blend

Overview

“I’d say, for me, it’s cooking that gives me a space beyond music. I love food. And somehow, music and food go together so well. Cooking is very therapeutic. That preparation, the fragrance of spices, the wafting aromas – it just sweeps aside my depression, tiredness, and name what you may.”

-Shreya Ghoshal-

Sri Lanka is well known for the best spices grown country in the world. The history of “Ceylon Spices” has gone more than 1000 years. We produce the world best premium quality 100% naturally grown spices, herbs and oils.

Ingredients

Turmeric

Turmeric is available in the market in a whole dried form or in a powdered form. It is also used as an ingredient in the preparation of curry mixtures. Oils and oleoresins are extracted from turmeric which is mainly used as a coloring and flavoring agent in the food industry.
Turmeric is mainly used as a flavoring and coloring agent in the food industry. It is also used as coloring in textiles and preparation of specific paints. 

Cloves

Clove is largely used as dried whole buds. Ground clove is used for curry mixtures and clove oil is used for flavoring foods and in the pharmaceutical perfumery industry.  Clove oil either can be colorless or yellow. If exposed to sunlight it may turn into dark color. Cloves are used either whole or ground to provide flavor for both sweet and savory foods in pickling and the production of sauces and kinds of ketchup.

Cinnamon

Cinnamon is mostly used in cooking and baking. Cinnamon is a versatile spice that can be added to any food item such as salads, confectionaries, beverages, soups, stews, and sauces. Cinnamon drink made by immersing pieces of bark in hot water is popular among Latin American countries. Cinnamon flavored tea is becoming popular.  It is also used as a common ingredient in Chinese ad Ayurvedic medicine.

Pepper

Pepper is largely produced as black pepper which is the dried whole fruit. White pepper is produced by removing the outer pericarp and pepper is also available in crushed and ground forms. A small amount of green and ripened pepper is pickled in brine and dehydrated green pepper and preserved red pepper is also traded. Pepper oil and oleoresins are also extracted marketed as value-added products. Pepper is mainly used as a spice and flavoring agent in the food industry. It also has industrial uses in perfumery and pharmaceutical industries.

Nutmeg

There is evidence that Nutmeg had been brought here even before the 19th century by merchants who were traveling on the Silk Road. Nutmeg and mace are the main two products. Oils are extracted from both nutmeg and mace. Powdered nutmeg and mace are used in curry powders. Nutmeg and mace are mainly used for culinary purposes to flavor curries and other food products, confectioneries, and bakery products. It is also used in the preparation of beverages and drinks. Nutmeg is used as an ingredient in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine.