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Five Spice Blend
Burlap and Barrel Five Spice Blend
Burlap and Barrel’s Five Spice Blend is an ancient, aromatic, versatile blend beloved across East Asia. Called Ngũ Vị Hương in Vietnamese and 五香粉 in Chinese, it’s named for the five traditional Chinese flavors (sweet, bitter, tart, salty and savory). It brings a warm, savory, slightly spicy burst of flavor to grilling rubs, stews, sauces, stir-fries, braises and red cooking.
Origin: Hanoi, Vietnam
Aliases: 5 spice, Ngũ Vị Hương, 五香粉,
Ingredients: Star anise, cinnamon, ginger, chili pepper, clove, black pepper, cardamom, fennel seed, prickly ash peppercorns
Tasting notes: Orange Blossom • Phở • Mountain Charcoal
Pairs well with: Buffalo Ginger, Robusta Black Peppercorns, Toasted Onion Powder
Size: 1.8 oz
Burlap and Barrel Five Spice Blend brings a warm, savory, slightly spicy burst of flavor to grilling rubs, stews, sauces, stir-fries, braises and red cooking.
- ABOUT THE BRAND
Burlap & Barrel founded by Ethan Frisch a native New Yorker, entrepreneur and activist around food systems and social justice. Ethan has worked in kitchens as a line cook and pastry chef in New York and London, and as the chef behind Guerrilla Ice Cream and Ori Zohar who is an experienced social entrepreneur and the co-founder of Burlap & Barrel, where he leads the company's domestic operations, eCommerce and finances. Burlap & Barrel is a Public Benefit Corporation building new international food supply chains that are equitable, transparent and traceable. They are working towards ending inequality and exploitation in food systems that disenfranchise skilled farmers by Connecting smallholder farmers to high-value markets, Educating consumers about the impact of product traceability on human rights and Sourcing unique foods with terroir that are grown biodynamically and organically using traditional techniques.
- HOW TO USE
- Combine with soy sauce as a glaze for cooking protein or hearty vegetables
- Use as a sub for cinnamon in desserts
- Add to braises, beans and other long-cooked dishes
Star anise, cinnamon, ginger, chili pepper, clove, black pepper, cardamom, fennel seed, prickly ash peppercorns