Spices & Seasonings by Cuisine

Spices & Seasonings by Cuisine
Whether you're looking to sweeten your Indian chai tea latte or add some more heat to an authentic Mexican mole, our spices and seasonings chart will have you making flavorful drinks and dishes in no time.
 
Indian
Pack a flavorful punch with curry, a mixture or spices and herbs. Indian cuisine also features roti (a flat bread), dosa, tandoori (marinated meat cooked in a clay oven), and the rice dish biryani.
 
Spices:
Cardamom
Cayenne
Cinnamon
Cloves
Coriander
Cumin
Curry Powder
Fennel Seed
Garam Masala
Himalayan Pink Salt
Hot Curry Powder
Mustard Seed
Nutmeg
Poppy Seeds
Saffron
Telicherry Pepper
Turmeric
 
East Asian
Asian grocers stock their shelves with these spices to give tropical salads, stir-fried vegetables, fried rice and an array of noodle soups and broths their distinct aromatic profiles.
 
Spices:
Black Sesame Seeds
Chinese 5 Spice
Cloves
Fennel Seed
Ginger
Lemongrass
Sesame Seeds
Star Anise
Szechuan Peppercorns
Thai Chile
Thai Spice Blend
Turmeric
White Pepper
 
European & Mediterranean
The spices below are used in a variety of dishes, like Italian pastas and European yogurts and flatbreads. Mediterranean cuisine often features fresh fruits, vegetables, whole grains and breads, legumes, seafood, nuts, seeds and olive oil.
 
Spices:
Anis
Basil
Bay Leaves
Caraway
Celery Seed
Chives
Cinnamon Sticks
Dill
Garlic
Greek Seasoning
Herbes De Provence
Italian Seasoning
Juniper
Lavender Flowers
Mace
Malabar Peppercorns
Mushroom Blend
Mustard Seeds
Orange Peel
Oregano
Paprika
Parsley
Pickling Spice
Rainbow Peppercorns
Rosemary
Saffron
Sage
Shallot
Smoked Paprika
Tarragon
Thyme
Vanilla Beans
 
Middle Eastern & African
Characterized by an abundant use of spices, Middle Eastern and North African cuisine gives heat to stews and sauces slow-cooked in a tagine, a conical-shaped ceramic pot.
 
Spices:
Aleppo Pepper
Baharat
Berbere
Caraway Seeds
Cinnamon Powder
Cinnamon Sticks
Coriander
Cumin
Ras El Hanout
Sesame Seeds
Sumac
Turmeric
Za'atar
 
Mexican
In Mexico, the regional specialties (moles, escabeche and chilmole) rely on spices known for their distinctive flavors. Chile powder is an essential and inseparable seasoning in Mexican cuisine, used in stews, vegetable dishes and salsas.
 
Adobo
Ancho Chile
Chile Powder
Chipotle
Cilantro
Crushed Red Pepper
Cumin
Fajita Seasoning
Jalapeno
Mesquite Seasoning
Onion Powder
 
North America
From hamburger seasonings and steak rubs, Creole and Cajun blends of aromatic and smoky spices, to all the warming spices for your pumpkin pie, make sure to stock your pantry with these essential North American spices.
 
Spices:
All Purpose Seasoning
Ancho Chili
Basil
Bay Leaves
Celery Salt
Caraway
Cayenne
Chicago Chop
Chili Powder
Chipotle Chile
Chives
Cinnamon
Crushed Red Pepper
Fajita Seasoning
Garlic
Ground Nutmeg
Italian Seasoning
Jalapeno
Mustard Seeds
Oregano
Paprika
Parsley
Rosemary
Sage
Thyme
 
Global Baking
From time-honored favorites like French pastries to hearty loaves and decadent cakes, spices are integral to baking, whether you need cinnamon for your snickerdoodle cookies, cocoa powder for a chocolate cake, or vanilla for crème brulée.
 
Allspice
Cardamom
Cinnamon Powder
Ground Cardamom
Ground Cloves
Ground Ginger
Lavender
Nutmeg
Orange Peel
Poppy Seeds
Sesame Seeds
Vanilla Bean