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High Street Hero - Spice Mountain

With more than 100 herbs, spices and blends, Spice Mountain is home to one of the greatest collections of flavouring imaginable. Owner Magali Russie sources her products from plantations in Goa and Kerala, farms in Mauritius, and producers in Spain and Kashmir, working directly with the producer where possible. Offerings range from the familiar and every day to real rarities such as Australian wattleseed—the toasted seeds of the acacia tree used in traditional Aboriginal cooking. The spice blends are made by Magali in her London kitchen. Now available from Borough Market Online.

Borough Market, London, SE1 1TJ

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Tikka Masala

Often referred to as one of Britain's national dishes, the legend goes that this was invented in a 1970s Glasgow Indian restaurant, when...

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Nasi Goreng (Dry Vegetable Mix)

Nasi Goreng is a traditional Indonesian fried rice dish that can be eaten as a meal on its own or as an accompaniment to other dishes....

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Spicy Italian Arrabbiata

Made up of dehydrated garlic, chilli, parsley and basil, our Arrabbiata mix is simple, yet delicious and versatile! A truly authentic...

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Truffle Salt

Perhaps the most decadent among our wide range of seasoned salts is this one, slightly coarse unrefined salt blended with black fresh...

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Japanese Matcha

The list of ‘superfoods’ grows all the time, and matcha is a relatively new kid on the block on this list. Matcha is a green tea which...

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Aleppo, Flakes

This wonderful ingredient from Turkey can be used with almost any culinary application. The flakes come from a fat red chilli, mild &...

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Ancho Chillie Powder

This wonderfully fruity and mild Mexican chilli powder will add a rich burgundy colour and a deep, warm flavour to your cooking. It is...

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Angel Hair

From the Chinese region of Tsientin, and produced by finely shredding then drying whole long chillies, these angel hair chillies are an...

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Carolina Reaper Chilli Paste

In the world of the seriously hot chilli, Carolina Reaper is at the moment definitely the Top Boy! With heat levels that can reach over...

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Carolina Reaper Chilli

In the world of the seriously hot chilli, Carolina Reaper is at the moment definitely the Top Boy! With heat levels that can reach over...

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Chipotle Chillies, Whole

YES!!!! Chipotles are back in stock ! This is one of our favourite Mexican chillies! Chipotles are the result of smoking jalapeno...

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Chipotle En Adobo

This is such an excellent store cupboard standby – hot, smoky chipotle chillies in an equally hot and smoky sauce. Imported from Mexico,...

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Guajillo Chillies, Whole

This is one of the most popular chillies in Mexican cuisine, alongside the Ancho. The flavours of Guajillo are spicy, citrussy, smoky and...

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Hungarian Paprika

The famous Hungarian Paprika. No Hungarian goulash is complete without this bright red coloured spice. This delicately sweet and mild...

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Kashmiri Chillies, Whole

A mild chilli that features commonly in Indian curries, Kashmiri chillies are used in dishes like rogan josh for the deep red colour...

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Kashmiri Powder

One of the most popular in our range, Kashmiri chillies are particularly renowned for the lovely red colour they impart when added to...

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Korean Chilli Flakes (Gochugaru)

Gochugaru is an essential ingredient in Kimchi (pickled cabbage), Korea’s national dish, which is ubiquitous in the country. The dish is...

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Naga Jolokia Powder

The Naga Jolokia is one of the world’s hottest chillies, and this powder is the easiest way to introduce yourself its extreme heat and...

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Naga Jolokia, Ghost Chilli, Whole

The Naga Jolokia, also known as the ‘Ghost’ chilli, was for a time recognised as the world’s hottest chilli (Guinness Book of Records,...

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Pasilla Chillies

The dark, almost black Pasilla is made by drying the Chilaca chilli. In Spanish, Pasilla means 'little raisin', which relates to their...

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Smoked Chilli Flakes

Fiery, smoky and fruity, these chilli flakes will enliven anything they are added to, giving that barbecue touch to roasts, chillis,...

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Smoked Paprika

One of the best-loved spices in the Spanish kitchen, this is deliciously smoky and sweet without any bitterness, and has a beautiful...

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Urfa Chilli Flakes

The Urfa pepper is from Turkey, and one of its most notable characteristics is its colour – ripening to a deep, dark red. It is then...

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Basil (10g)

This herb is commonly used in Mediterranean and other European cuisines. Dried basil is not as pungent and aromatic as fresh, but it has...

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Bombay Potato

While it is designed to make the popular restaurant side dish Bombay Potato, this blend is incredibly versatile when you are looking for...

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Japanese Katsu Curry

Any fan of Japanese food will be aware that a katsu curry is a heavenly experience! What sets it apart are a couple of things – first the...

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Keralan Curry

Kerala, in the south of India, has a very distinctive cooking style which reflects its verdant, tropical climate. To recreate the...

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Madras Curry (Hot)

Madras is one of the most well-known curries in the West, having been a restaurant favourite since the 1970s. The name comes from the...

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Madras Curry (Mild)

A version of our regular Madras Curry blend, which has all the aromatic flavour while lessening the heat. This blend is perfect for those...

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Malaysian Rendang Curry

Considered to be the national dish of Malaysia, this dish is most commonly cooked with beef (chicken and vegetables are alternatives). It...

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Mauritius Masala

This blend comes from the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, and is one of our favourite curries. It reflects the diverse cultures...

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Sri Lankan Curry

This blend comes from Sri Lanka (Ceylon), and it is an authentic taste of the island. It is a roasted curry powder, which gives it a...

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Tandoori Marinade

Mix with yoghurt and lemon juice for a true flavour of tandoori or simply use as a dry rub with a touch of olive oil. A great seasoning...

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Thai Green Curry Powder

Enjoy the fresh flavours of the popular Thai green curry with this authentic blend of spices with traditional ingredients including lime...

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Zanzibar Curry

Another curry blend which shows how the Indian diaspora made themselves at home allover the world, in this case East Africa. Many of the...

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Turmeric Root, Whole, Dried

Pieces of whole dried turmeric root with a bright yellow/orange colour and with the ‘clean’ taste of turmeric. The flavour is slightly...

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Chermoula, Moroccan Seasoning

A North African/ Moroccan blend of herbs & spices that is usually used to flavour fish or seafood. This blend can be used as a simple...

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Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

A spicy seasoning that brings out the flavours of Jamaica. The use of allspice gives this blend an aromatic flair while the chillies...

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Mexican Chilli Lime

This seasoning is found on pretty much every restaurant table in Mexico under the brand name Tajin. It is a blend of salt, lime zest and...

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Japanese Matcha

The list of ‘superfoods’ grows all the time, and matcha is a relatively new kid on the block on this list. Matcha is a green tea which...

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Mexican Holy Trinity

This tasty blend is a mixture of three of the most commonly used Mexican chillies (the Holy Trinity) with other typical Mexican spices...

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Smoked Garlic

If you like a strong garlic flavour in your cooking, you will love this! Our smoked garlic granules have such a deep and full taste, only...

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Kampot Peppercorns, Black, Cambodia

Kampot pepper is native to Cambodia (where it is Cambodia’s very first product to receive Protected Area of Origin status), and is...

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Peppermill Mix

A colourful blend of black, white, green and pink peppercorns. Perfect in your peppermill to have at the dinner table. The benefits of...

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Pink Peppercorns

Unlike the above 3 varieties of peppercorns, the pink ones are in fact, not a true peppercorn. They come from the dried berries of the...

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Tellicherry Black Peppercorns

These Indian peppercorns come from the Malabar coast in Southern India. They are of superior quality due to their high volatile oil...

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White Peppercorns

These light coloured peppercorns come from the same plant as black peppercorns but they are harvested at different times. White...

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Hawaiian Black Lava Salt

Unprocessed Hawaiian sea salt blended with purified volcanic charcoal. This authentic Hawaiian blend is a gourmet finishing salt with a...

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Lemon Pyramid Salt

Cypriot Pyramid salt is produced by a unique process of evaporation which can take up to two years, and it is this process which results...

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Maldon Smoked Sea Salt

Gently smoked over oak to add a rich, sophisticated flavour to any dish. Approved by Organic Food Federation and Kosher certified.

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Mexican Chipotle Salt

A welcome addition to our range of seasoned salts gives the sodium a spark of heat by blending unrefined salt with Mexican chipotle...

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Red Wine Infused Salt

This unprocessed salt from the island of La Reunion is infused with two types of red wine (Cabernet and Merlot) to produce a luxurious...

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Rosemary Salt

The aromatic and earthy qualities of rosemary are combined with one of the most attractive salts of all to produce this blend. Cypriot...

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Tomato, Olive And Basil Salt

This seasoned salt is ideal for all Mediterranean cooking and more! Featuring the sharp, sweet flavour of tomato, the tang of olives and...

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Orange Zest

Orange zest has such a delightful flavour, bittter and tart with a deep underlying sweetness, and this freeze-dried zest is a great way...

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Beetroot Latte

Nowadays asking for a Latte doesn’t just get you a coffee. The word has been adopted to cover healthier caffeine free drinks such as...

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Ethiopian Berbere

Hot and bold, with aromatic notes of cardamom and an earthy balance, this blend is typical of Ethiopian cuisine. The best results are...

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Mediterranean Bruschetta

Everybody loves garlic bread, and our Mediterranean Bruschetta Mix offers the perfect way to take yours onto the next level! Bruschetta...

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Nasi Goreng (Dry Vegetable Mix)

Nasi Goreng is a traditional Indonesian fried rice dish that can be eaten as a meal on its own or as an accompaniment to other dishes....

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Patatas Bravas Blend

One of the most popular Spanish dishes of all, Patatas Bravas is always one of the first picks from the tapas menu! Fried potatoes spiced...

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Ras El Hanout

It’s all in the name! Literally meaning ‘top of the shop’, this complex Moroccan blend of spices traditionally represents the best a...

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Shichimi Togarashi

A popular table condiment in Japan, used in much the same way as salt & pepper is used in the UK. This 7 spice seasoning consists of...

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Szechuan Stir Fry

The cooking of China’s Szechuan province is commonly thought of as always being very hot and spicy, but really it is all about the yin...

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Tom Yum Soup

If you love Thai food and love soups this is definitely one to try. A delicious yet simple Thai soup made with chicken/prawns/seafood...

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Turmeric Latte

There are few things more healthy and invigorating in the morning than a cup of Turmeric Latte, or Golden Milk. This new Spice Mountain...

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Vietnamese Pho (Noodle)

The combination of spices in this delicious blend makes up the bouquet garni of Vietnamese cuisine; aromatic, rich & warming. This is...

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White Miso Powder

Miso is probably best known as one of the bedrocks of Japanese cuisine, particularly in the form of Miso soup (which combines miso powder...

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Za'tar

Last in the spice alphabet, but among the first for flavour! This is a Middle Eastern blend of thyme, oregano, sesame, sumac & salt that...

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Spicy Italian Arrabbiata

Made up of dehydrated garlic, chilli, parsley and basil, our Arrabbiata mix is simple, yet delicious and versatile! A truly authentic...

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£3.80

Tikka Masala

Often referred to as one of Britain's national dishes, the legend goes that this was invented in a 1970s Glasgow Indian restaurant, when...

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£2.20

Asafoetida

Also known as ‘Hing Powder’ this is essentially an Indian spice used to flavour pulses/dahl, vegetable dishes, chutneys and pickles. It...

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£2.00

Ceylon Cinnamon Powder

Sri Lankan cinnamon, most often referred to as Ceylon cinnamon, is the only type of cinnamon that is 'true cinnamon'. There are other...

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Chai Spices (Spiced Tea)

The first thing you hear if you happen to be on a train in India is the man calling, ‘Chai chai chai!’ Masala Chai (spiced tea) is...

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Coffee Spice

This blend is perfect to add to your cup of coffee during the winter months with the inclusion of 3 warming spices. Simply add half (or...

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Coriander Seeds

These seeds are warm, sweet & floral with a subtle hint of citrus. Add coriander seeds to soups, broths or poaching liquid when cooking...

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Cumin Seeds

Also commonly known by its Indian name, Jeera, cumin is traditionally added to curries, Mexican & Moroccan dishes, among many others. It...

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Falafel Blend

It is difficult to walk far in the Middle East without passing a falafel shop – falafel is the go-to fast food of the area, and also of...

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Fennel Seeds

Fennel seeds have a clean, aromatic anise-like or slightly liquorice flavour. The seeds are particularly good with pork and seafood. ...

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Garlic Powder

Garlic powder is a decent alternative to fresh garlic and used in many seasoning blends. Add it to other spices for making spice blends...

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Ground Cardamom

The seeds of the green Cardamom ground into a fine powder. An ideal baking spice. Many spice blends call for ground cardamom; garam...

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Harissa, Moroccan Spice

A fiery North African condiment, Harissa is usually found in the form of a paste, but the dry spice blend is a healthier way of using it...

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Juniper Berries

These small dark purple berries are well known as the principal flavouring in gin but they are also used in cooking. They are especially...

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Lebanese Sumac

A spice that is becoming hugely popular in the UK. This dark red burgundy spice is most commonly used in Middle Eastern cuisines where it...

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Mace Blade

Mace blade is the lacy dried covering of the nutmeg which it surrounds and protects. It has a softer, more delicate and sweeter flavour...

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Nigella Seeds

Also known as 'Kalonji' or 'black onion seeds', nigella is used in India and the Middle East as a spice or a condiment. It has an...

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Onion Powder

Onion powder is made from dehydrated ground onions and is a wonderful compliment to many foods. It can be used in recipes that call for...

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Peruvian Spice Rub

One of our own creations, this spicy rub is based on the two most popular chillies in Peru, the aji amarillo and the aji penca. This mix...

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Pickling Spice

A traditional British blend of spices for anyone who loves to preserve or pickle vegetables. Tie in muslin cloth and add to stews, jams...

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Red Miso

Miso is probably best known as one of the bedrocks of Japanese cuisine, particularly in the form of Miso soup (which combines miso powder...

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£2.30

Saffron Azafron, Spanish

The most expensive spice in the world. Iranian saffron is amongst the best in the world with bright red stigmas which have the true aroma...

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Saffron Iranian

Unquestionably the most expensive spice in the world. When looking for the finest quality saffron, Spanish, Iranian and Kashmiri are at...

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Tomato Powder

This tomato powder is a true store cupboard essential, with so many uses. It can be used as a colouring, a flavouring and even a...

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Baobab Powder

Long recognised as being beneficial to health in its native Africa the baobab fruit is now becoming more well known as a bona fide...

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Bee Pollen

Bee pollen is one of the most natural and delicious of sweet foods, and on top of that, it is packed full of nutritional goodness! Bee...

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Black Garlic

This amazing ingredient is a great example of just how different the same food can taste in separate forms. Black garlic is thought to...

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Chimichurri

One of the highlights of Argentinean cuisine is Chimichurri, a spice mix which is used as the base for a sauce which accompanies anything...

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Dried Limes

No Persian or Middle Eastern dish would be complete without these small Iranian lime slices. They replicate the taste of preserved...

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Matcha Latte

New to our range is this blend for making a deliciously different variation on a classic chai, using Japanese Matcha. The health benefits...

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Porcini Mushroom Pieces

These little gems have to be considered a store cupboard essential – simply adding a teaspoon of our porcini mushroom pieces to your food...

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