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Spice Breeze is a monthly spice subscription box. Each month a new featured location is included along with a signature recipe and all spices to create that recipe. Choose from the three options Spice Breeze offers – Wanderlust where you select two meals each month (enough to feed 3-4 people) for $8.90. Family which is the same as the Wanderlust except it serves 6-8 people for $12.90. Or the Wanderlust Plus which allows you to select 3 meals each month that serve 3-4 people for $12.90. Use code BESTDEAL at checkout to save 10% off a 6 or 12 month subscription. NAT received this package at no cost for review purposes.
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Everything that came in my package from Spice Breeze.
So what is all this stuff?
My box insert
This month’s featured location is the Lake of Love – Bruges, Belgium.
Our first spice kit is Vatapas a Brazillian dish. Vatapas are popular street foods and commonly uses shrimp (which sounds delicious!)
The packet for this recipe includes a blend of annatto, turmeric, ginger, cumin, white pepper and bay leaves.
Our second spice kit in this package is Doubles – a Trinidadian street food. I’ve made doubles before and which is really good but for redundancies sake I decided not to make this one.
There were two spice packets included to complete this recipe. The first includes a blend of cumin, amchoor, turmeric, yellow mustard, curry leaves, fenugreek, onion, ginger, coriander, cayenne, cilantro, garlic, cardamom, black pepper and cinnamon. The second includes just Scotch Bonnet Pepper
Before I get to the spice kit that I did create for the month there was also this packet of Mexican Chocolate included in my package. In this mixture is pure cocoa powder, cinnamon, and ancho chili
The final spice kit in my package is Carbonnade a la Flamande. This is a Begian dish and which literally translates to Flemish Roasted Meat. This stew is a bit different in each region and is linked to sincere Beligan Pride!
My packet of spice for this dish includes parsley, garlic, mustard, thyme, allspice and bay leaves.
To create this dish I fry up two slices of bacon.
While that is frying I season my stew meat with salt and pepper.
I also slice up three onions really thinly
I remove the bacon from the pan and then I add the stew meat.
I cook the meat until it begins to brown.
I then remove my meat and add the onions to the pan.
We’ll cook until it’s translucent
Then you add in brown sugar to carmelize.
At this point the recipe says to add everything back to the pan but I had errands to run and decided to ad lib and throw everything into the slow cooker.
Then I sprinkle it with flour.
And I also add beer, beef stock, vinegar and the spice packet. I cook on low for 2 and a half hours.
Everyone in my house loved this one!
So in summary
Presentation: Everything is packaged well and arrived to me perfectly in my package from Spice Breeze
Quality: I love that the spices are organic and non GMO. Really great quality
Curation: Since you can pick the recipes in your Spice Breeze – I’d say curation is awesome!
Spice Breeze $6.90+
This month’s package from Spice Breeze included three great recipes and one additional seasoning. My family really liked the dish that I created!