What's in our 2022 advent calendar ?
For 25 years, Terre Exotique's passionate team has been crossing the five continents in search of the finest quality products, with exotic flavors, to bring them back to France before packaging them and associating them together to offer tasty blends.
Enter gently into the magic of Christmas with a world tour of 24 exceptional spices.
Each day, you will find a new product from our collection, and a recipe associated with it. Something to keep you busy during the Advent season!
Spoiler alert, for the curious, here are the contents of the spices hidden in our calendar. However, we reserve you the surprise of the associated recipes!
1 - Roast chicken blend: A blend of spices that will make your white meats a true source of flavour and originality. Sunday roast chicken like you've never seen it before with Terre Exotique's roast chicken blend.
2 - Voatsiperifery pepper : In the heart of the Malagasy forests, the lianas of Voastiperifery pepper can reach 30 m high! Rare, original, and addictive with woody and floral notes... This pepper in your mill will energize your recipes.
Perfect agreement : with chocolate!
3 – Crazy salt : Crazy salt is distinguished by the spices that color and flavor it.
Its slightly smoky and spicy character, as well as its notes of herbs from Provence, make this salt the perfect ally of your red and white meats and pan-fried vegetables.
4 - Fleur de sel with grilled spices : Here is THE great classic of Terre Exotique. A fleur de sel flavored with roasted spices. A must-have in the kitchen, it enhances all your everyday dishes!
5 - Kari-Brest : A blend of spices inspired by the one brought back by the sailors of St Malo, Lorient and Brest, at the time of the East India Company. First used for its benefits, this blend quickly became a reference for all the cooks of Brittany. Its notes of clove, chilli and paprika make this blend a very good asset for the preparation of fish and seafood, such as lobster.
6 - Speculoos blend : Thanks to this speculoos spice blend, you will be able to make your own homemade speculoos and delight your friends and family. It goes well with tea, coffee or crushed in desserts. Count 1 tsp. per kilo of dough.
7 – Red Curry : Popular in Thailand, this moderately spicy blend goes well with meat, shrimp, or tofu. To use it at its best, fry 1 to 2 tsp of spices in coconut oil in a wok, add 20 cl of coconut milk and dip your pieces of meat in it for about 10 minutes. Serve with rice and fresh coriander.
8 – Penja white pepper : The must-have for your mill! This white Penja pepper with animal notes and menthol aromas is exceptional in its character and flavor.
9 - Cajun blend : This ingenious Cajun blend, whose recipe originated in Louisiana, goes perfectly with potatoes, fish and shellfish.
10 – Classic chaï : Classic Chai is a rich and fragrant blend of spices, to be brewed like a tea.
Dosage: 1 teaspoon per cup. Infusion : 8 min at 100°C. Decoction : 15 min at 100°C. Filter the spices before serving.
11 - Madras curry : Curry is THE famous Indian spice mix, use it in all your dishes, even in your desserts !
12 - Zaatar : In Lebanon, this mix of warm lemony flavours is used in mezzés. Add a Middle Eastern touch to your vegetables, white meat and smoked salmons, or add to your marinades!
13 - Trapper Mix : This sweet’n’salty Quebecois mix is ideal with salmon, grilled meat and soups.
14 - Gomasio : Gomasio is a mix of roasted spices and fleur de sel widely used in Japanese cuisine. Sprinkle over your raw vegetables, salads, crunchy vegetables, sushi, sashimi or wok-fried dishes !
15 - Timur berry : The Timur berry is a very precious rarity. The Timur berry is harvested by farmers in the Nepalese mountains and has unique lemony, vegetable yet woody aromas. Use cracked or infused in your dishes, it will spice up your shellfish, fish and chocolate desserts.
16 – Ashanti pepper : Ashanti pepper is picked by the Baakas tribe. Ashanti pepper grows in the wild on vines which creep up more than 20 metres high. Outstanding lingering taste. Used in the traditional Congolese dish: "Ashanti grilled chicken".
17 – Mexican spice rubs : Terre Exotique’s Mexican rub was inspired by the well-known Mexican seasoning. Everyone knows that the Mexicans love their chillis, but this always goes hand-in-hand with lemon!
18 - Viking smoked salt : With its powerful and smoked aromas, Viking Salt is sure to surprise! Legend has it that this marvellous recipe inherited from the Vikings was found by miracle. A superb accompaniment to gratin dauphinois, eggs or crunchy raw salad vegetables!
19 – Cheese pepper blend : A mix of peppers to enliven your cheese platter.
Perfect with: raclette cheese, goat's cheese, French Savoy Tomme cheese.
Also delicious with a mature Comté or Cheddar.
Add a peppery hint to all your cheeses!
20 – Christmas sugar, Sugarcane with spices : This Christmas sugar with hints of gingerbread releases delicious festive spicy warm flavours. A perfect treat for everyone, in home-made cakes, fruit tarts or to sweeten the glaze for your Christmas turkey.
21 - Diamond salt & truffle : This mix of Himalayan diamond salt and summer truffle will transform all your daily dishes. Ideal sprinkled over mashed potatoes or vegetables, carpaccio, delicate white fish or just a simple omelette.
22 - Gingerbread Mix : Discover the delight of home-made gingerbread! Use it to enchant your butternut squash and shellfish. Why not try it in your sponges, cakes and biscuits... Use 3 teaspoons for your home-made gingerbread.
23 - Foie Gras Mix : The success of a foie gras depends on the seasoning! Sprinkle this subtle mix directly onto your foie gras before serving or use it when preparing your very own home-made foie gras terrine.
24 – Oyster pepper blend : Like the Breton seamen from Saint-Cast-le-Guildo on the Emerald Coast, take the helm and set course for the high seas. Don’t forget your penknife, a dozen oysters and of course, your oyster pepper for seasoning: a delicate Breton mix of ground peppers. Our Oyster pepper was awarded the Epicure d’or prize in the cooking aid category at the Épicure de l’épicerie fine 2022 Gourmet food fair.
|Native country||Se reporter aux origines produits|
|Ingredients||mélange du trappeur,gomasio,baie timur,poivre likouala,rubs mexicain,|
|sel viking,poivre du fromager, sucre de Noël, diamant de sel à la|
|truffe,assemblage pain d'épices,assemblage foie gras,poivre à huîtres|
|Allergen||Sulfites, sésame, moutarde, poisson/Sulphites, sesame, mustard, fish|
|TRACES EVENTUELLES D'ALLERGÈNES||céleri, sésame, moutarde, fruits à coques.|