Spice mix

German Vanilla Sugar

Vanilla sugar also known as Vanillezucker is popularly used in most of the German baked goods, drinks and desserts. This vanilla sugar is made from sugar, vanilla seeds and vanilla powder from scraped and dried vanilla beans. Such a perfect way to recycle the already used vanilla beans. I know […]

Namibian Spice Blend (Kapana Spice Recipe)

Kapana spice is a spicy and flavorful Namibian spice blend, that’s mostly used in many Namibian dishes such as kapana – grilled meat that’s cut into strips. As a Namibian living abroad it’s not always easy finding ingredients from Namibia or Southern Africa in general at African shops, especially here […]

Homemade gingerbread spice mix

There is nothing better than homemade gingerbread spice mix. It’s super easy and quick to make. Easy enough to be made by kids too and give it out as holiday gifts. This gingerbread spice mix made with cinnamon, nutmeg, star anise, cardamom, cloves and ginger goes well with almost anything. […]