Do you ever wonder what spices you should be stocking your cupboards with? Look no further, we’ve asked a few of our favourite community cooks what their go-to spices are, we hope you find them useful!

Brooke’s Picks
  • Paprika – chicken, potatoes, eggs, marinades
  • Oregano – chicken, fish,  salad dressing, vegetables
  • Lemon Pepper – chicken, fish, potatoes, shrimp
Jahmeek’s Picks
  • Cayenne – all meat, veggies 
  • Chilli Flakes – all meat, veggies 
  • Pimento Seeds – all meats, rice, stews, curries
Ezi’s Picks
  • Creole Seasoning – Shrimp, Gumbo, Rice
  • Nigerian Curry Powder – Jollof Rice, Curry Goat
  • Lemongrass – Grilled chicken, Soups
Maks’ Picks
  • Dill – dips, potatoes, soups, fish
  • Cilantro – guacamole, anything Mexican, shrimp, chimichurri
  • Basil – pizza, pasta, caprese salad, pesto
Sindhu’s Pick
  • Turmeric – curry, biryani, pulao
  • Coriander – curry, biryani, pulao
  • Ginger – curry, biryani, pulao
Bab’s Picks
  • Combination Spices 
  • Star Anise + Cardamom Pods – great to season rice 
  • Garam Masala – Salmon, curry 
  • Harissa – Chicken thighs, broccoli
Nolan’s Picks
  • Cumin – roasted carrots, chilli, lamb 
  • Za’atar – anything Mediterranean
  • Trader Joe’s Everything But The Bagel – eggs, avocado toast, baked potatoes

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