Cajun Spice Blend FAQ

What is in our Cajun Spice Blend?

Our Cajun spice blend is a traditional seasoning that hails from the Louisiana in the Deep South of the USA. The spicy authentic flavour is designed to enhance the flavour of the ‘holy trinity’ of celery, red peppers and onion used as a base in many Cajun recipes which are mixed in vaguely equal measure and then have other spices and herbs added to this mix. Our blend contains salt, Spanish paprika, fennel, basil, black pepper, garlic, onion, chilli, cumin & mustard.

Where is our Cajun Spice Blend blended?

Our Cajun Spice Blend is blended in the UK.

What does Cajun mean?

Noun: A member of any of the largely self-contained communities in the bayou areas of southern Louisiana formed by descendants of French Canadians, speaking an archaic form of French.

Adjective: Relating to the Cajuns, especially with reference to their folk music or spicy cuisine.

What does our Cajun Spice Blend look like?

Our Cajun Spice Blend is a light orangey brown powder with visible flecks of herbs.

What does our Cajun Spice Blend taste like?

Our Cajun Spice blend has an aromatic, characteristic, spicy and typical flavour.

What is the suggested use for our Cajun Spice Blend?

This tasty blend of classic Cajun spices can be used in a variety of ways, as a dry rub or wet marinade it adds flavour to fish, meat and vegetables. Sprinkle it lightly over freshly popped corn to make a tasty spicy savoury snack, or sprinkle over potato wedges or homemade crisps. Add to minced chicken, turkey or pork with a little chopped onion to make your own Cajun burgers. Mix into salad dressings or low fat yogurt to make marinades, dips or toppings for baked potatoes and salads.

 

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Georgia

As an animal lover and baking enthusiast, Georgia can often be found experimenting with plant-based recipes in her kitchen.

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