Spice Breeze is a monthly subscription that sends you a culinary spice selection from all around the world. Choose from a duo or quad packet. The Duo contains 2 recipes or kits and costs $5.90 a month and the Quad contains 4 recipes and costs $11.85 per month. Use code NOTATREE10 for 10% OFF your first month of all boxes.
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Here’s the Box Breakdown
Everything that we received in our Spice Breeze Subscription for November. This is the quad, so it has 4 recipes.
So what is all this stuff?
Our box insert
The reverse details a little how Spice Breeze works
There’s also a “featured flavors” section that elaborates on some of the spices used in that month’s assortment
This South Indian Spice Kit is a tart flavored vegetable soup because of it’s tamarind seasoning.
This kit includes a packet with tamarind, coriander, cumin, black mustard, turmeric, fenugreek and asafoetida and a second packet with mild chili powder
This Russian French fusion recipe is a fun new twist on a classic!
Our first packet includes juniper, roasted cacao, black pepper, allspice, cinnamon, and cloves and a packet with pink peppercorns which are super pretty!
This Malaysian dish uses coconut milk for a gentle sweetness that balances it’s hot and sour base.
Our packets for this kit include lemongrass, galangal, turmeric, and makrut lime as well as a packet with cayenne pepper
This Austrian kit includes one of our featured flavors for the month… Mugwort
Typically served with goose this dish can also be prepared with chicken and because we had most of the ingredients on hand, we decided to complete this recipe for the month. We also received tea bags to put the Mugwort in.
Okay so what next?
First we salt and peppered our chicken and placed them in a dish skin side down
Next we used half our packet of Mugwort (we received enough for 2 dishes)
Then we top with our oranges
And our apple
And our onion (we also realized at this point we’d need a larger dish so we did that as well). Then we tossed it in the oven.
In the meantime we began our gravy – you complete your gravy with the sauce you create in your chicken dish (this is a completed photo)
And a few minutes before we pulled the chicken we started our gnocchi
Our finished product was a rich and unique dish with tons of flavor!
So in summary
We look for three things in a subscription box; quality, curation and presentation. The Spice Breeze Subscription is a great way to increase your cooking skills and also improve your palette! We enjoy the blends and recipes that we receive each month. The presentation is great, everything arrives perfectly. The quality is awesome – all these small batch and organic spices are super flavorful! And curation – we love that each package includes recipes from different regions and nothing ever feels overdone! It’s so unique and fun!