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Quad Box April

Your Quad Box Selection for April

The SpiceBreeze Quad Box is the first spice subscription box that let you choose your preferred dishes. 

You have already the flexibility to choose between several ingredients for each culinary spice kit. With our new feature, SpiceBreeze Quad Box subscriber get even more options.

These 2 are In - For Sure

From the 4 culinary spice kits that are included in a SpiceBreeze Quad Box, 2 are the same as in the smaller SpiceBreeze Duo Box and cannot be changed – yet.

The authentic Paella Valenciana is made with chicken and rabbit. Our variations offer the popular seafood version. The spice kit includes saffron, the most expensive spice in the world.

Chicken or another protein of choice simmers in a rich coconut sauce with a note of lemongrass, galangal, and makrut lime. This is Gulai, an Indonesian favorite. 

Paella
Gulai

Your Selection to Choose Dish # 3 & # 4

Two culinary spice kits are unique for the SpiceBreeze Quad Box and can be tailored to your taste.

Each month, you can select your preferred two additional culinary spice kits from several dishes or discover our table-top spice of the month. The monthly selection is available in your account on the days notified by email.

How It Works

1. Choose

2. Login

3. Check

Check out all options for the current recipe spice kits and the spice of the month here below.

Login to your SpiceBreeze account: click here

On top of your account page, check the boxes for your 2 preferred choices.

Thailandese Pad Kee Mao

Pad Kee Mao’s translates to “Drunken Noodles,” though no alcohol is used in its recipe. Many stories try to explain the origin of this dish with the mystery name. One thing is sure: everybody loves the delicious invention.

Pad Kee Mao

Egyptian Koshary

Koshary is popular as street food and in dedicated Koshary Restaurants. To assemble this Egyptian national dish, first pile up your plate in layers of rice, pasta, and lentils. Then sprinkle onions and garbanzo beans on top and finish with red and white sauce to taste. Finally, mix all together and dig in!

Indonesian Mie Goreng

Mie Goreng is a common dish in Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore. The stir-fried noodles offer a great variety with different selections of vegetables and optional meat or shrimp. The spice blend with earthy galangal accounts for an exceptional flavor.

Mie Goreng

Persian Sabzi Polo

Sabzi Polo Mahi is one of the many dishes served for the Persian New Year. Fluffy Basmati rice with fresh herbs, including fenugreek leaves which have an exceptional aroma that you can smell and savor. The fish is seasoned with a Persian spice blend that works as well on poultry.

Sabzi Polo Mahi

Mexican Chilaquiles

Chilaquiles

Indulge crunchy deep fried tortilla chips covered with a balanced chili pepper sauce. Chilaquiles is a traditional Mexican dish dating back to the Aztec. It’s popular throughout Mexico in several variations. Your spice kit includes fruity mild ancho peppers for more flavor than heat. It has only a little kick.

Tabletop Spice of the Month:

Greek Mastic Tears

Mastic is a precious, extremely versatile spice that enhances just about every dish. It has a distinctive flavor, fresh and slightly pine-like. Give your favorite dinner dish a new flavor or follow one of our starter recipes.

Chios Mastic Tears

Quad Box March

Your Quad Box Selection for March

The SpiceBreeze Box (Quad size) is the first spice subscription box that let you choose your preferred dishes. 

You have already the flexibility to choose between several ingredients for each culinary spice kit. With our new feature, SpiceBreeze Quad Box subscriber get even more options.

These 2 are In - For Sure

These 2 culinary spice kits are included in all SpiceBreeze March boxes. The other 2 can be selected from the menu below.

Persian Sabzi Polo

Sabzi Polo Mahi is one of the many dishes served for the Persian New Year. Fluffy Basmati rice with fresh herbs, including fenugreek leaves which have an exceptional aroma that you can smell and savor. The fish is seasoned with a Persian spice blend that works as well on poultry.

Mexican Chilaquiles

Indulge crunchy deep fried tortilla chips covered with a balanced chili pepper sauce. Chilaquiles is a traditional Mexican dish dating back to the Aztec. It’s popular throughout Mexico in several variations. Your spice kit includes fruity mild ancho peppers for more flavor than heat. It has only a little kick.

Sabzi Polo Mahi
Chilaquiles

Your Selection to Choose Dish # 3 & # 4

Two culinary spice kits are unique for the SpiceBreeze Box in the Quad size and can be tailored to your taste.

Each month, you can select your preferred two additional culinary spice kits from several dishes or discover our table-top spice of the month. The monthly selection is available in your account on the days notified by email.

How It Works

1. Choose

2. Login

3. Check

Check out all options for the current recipe spice kits and the spice of the month here below.

Login to your SpiceBreeze account: click here

On top of your account page, check the boxes for your 2 preferred choices.

Dublin Spice Bag

Spice Bags are a trendy take out in the streets of Dublin. Of unknown origin, Spice Bags a literally paper bags filled with juicy fried chicken and fries, topped with onions, sometimes bell peppers, and fresh chili slices for extra heat. Sichuan pepper is part of the Chinese Five Spice blend. If you are new to it, use up to half of the pouch.

Spice Bag

Persian Kuku Kadoo

Kuku Kadoo

This dish looks like an omelet but is a different taste experience. Not the eggs but the vegetables are the stars of the dish. The eggs have the role of a supporter to hold the dish together and to create the heavenly taste profile thanks to the divine advieh blend from rosebud, cinnamon, cardamom, and mace. Healthy turmeric adds a beautiful yellow color.

Hungarian Gulyás

Dig in a bread bowl filled with this hearty soup and savor the taste of freshly ground Hungarian paprika. Gulyás or Goulash is Hungary’s national dish. It was invented by Hungarian cattlemen and became their favorite dish. Originally, it was a soup, not a stew. We kept this intention along with the typical ingredients. Though, to save you some cooking time, we substituted stew beef for sausages. Find more variations online.

French Crêpes

Savory Crêpes make a great quick dinner with versatile fillings, one for every taste. Organic beetroot powder adds all the health benefits and a nice color. Give it a global touch with little sprinkles of Togarashi.

Crêpes

Turkish Biber Dolması

Biber Dolması

For Biber Dolması, small green bell peppers with thin skin are simmered in a light tomato sauce. The filling includes rice seasoned with mint, parsley, and mild and fruity pepper from Aleppo.

Tabletop Spice of the Month:

Green Peppercorns

Precious green peppercorns give the creamy steak sauce a less pungent, woody-fruity note.  Enjoy a classic Filet Mignon au Poivre (Peppersteak) with these dried peppercorns (recipe included).

Green Peppercorns

Quad Box February

Your Quad Box Selection for February

The SpiceBreeze Quad Box is the first spice subscription box that let you choose your preferred dishes. 

You have already the flexibility to choose between several ingredients for each culinary spice kit. With our new feature, SpiceBreeze Quad Box subscriber get even more options.

These 2 are In - For Sure

From the 4 culinary spice kits that are included in a SpiceBreeze Quad Box, 2 are the same as in the smaller SpiceBreeze Duo Box and cannot be changed – yet.

Savory Crêpes make a great quick dinner with versatile fillings, one for every taste. Organic beetroot powder adds all the health benefits and a nice color. Give it a global touch with little sprinkles of Togarashi.

For Biber Dolması, small green bell peppers with thin skin are simmered in a light tomato sauce. The filling includes rice seasoned with mint, parsley, and mild and fruity pepper from Aleppo.

Crêpes
Biber Dolması

Your Selection to Choose Dish # 3 & # 4

Two culinary spice kits are unique for the SpiceBreeze Quad Box and can be tailored to your taste.

Each month, you can select your preferred two additional culinary spice kits from several dishes or discover our table-top spice of the month. The monthly selection is available in your account on the days notified by email.

How It Works

1. Choose

2. Login

3. Check

Check out all options for the current recipe spice kits and the spice of the month here below.

Login to your SpiceBreeze account: click here

On top of your account page, check the boxes for your 2 preferred choices.

Vietnamese Bánh Mì Xíu Mại

Bánh Mì Xíu Mại

Bánh Mì refers to Vietnamese baguette. It’s a heritage from the French colonial period. This recipe is a simplified version for Bánh mì Xíu Mại with meatballs. The spice blend includes rare Vietnamese cinnamon. It’s not only sweet but a bit spicy as well. If you want to make a larger effort for special ingredients and cooking time, try the authentic recipe from our website.

Brazilian Vatapá

Get right into the center of Brazilian carnival with this popular street food, Vatapá. Original from Africa, it is known as a specialty from the region of Bahia and spread throughout Brazil. This recipe with a modern twist comes directly from Brazil. Ground annatto seeds add a warm, earthy flavor and natural red color. Though shrimp is a typical ingredient, this dish is just as popular without it.

Vatapá

Trinidadian Doubles

Caribbean Doubles

You can find this trendy street food all over Trinidad & Tobago. The garbanzo bean dish is served on two, overlapping small flatbreads, hence its name “Doubles”. The real deal comes from the toppings. Obligatory is a fruit chow. It’s sour, sweet, salty, and hot at the same time. If you can spare the time, make also the green seasoning for the cucumbers.

Moroccan Ras El Hanout

When a spice shop owner in North Africa uses its magic to create an extraordinary spice blend, it is called Ras El Hanout, “head of the shop”. Serve your favorite Ras El Hanout-meat on a bed of mashed white carrots and turnips.

Ras El Hanout

Sichuan Mǎyǐshàngshù

Mǎyǐshàngshù

Mǎyǐshàngshù from the Chinese province Sichuan:  In its classic version, thin glass noodles, also called bean threads, soak up a sauce made with ground meat. We used easier to find thin spaghetti and optional healthy vegetables. 

Tabletop Spice of the Month:

Pink Peppercorns

Pink peppercorns are actually not peppers, but berries from a South American tree. They are too soft to grind them. Notice the distinct fruity flavor when they melt on your tongue. Pink peppercorns are best when not cooked or added at the end of cooking.

Recipes included: Coconut Panna Cotta and Caprese with Pears

Pink Peppercorns
Fesenjan

Persian Khoresh Fesenjan

Fesenjan

Persian Fesenjan

Khoresh Fesenjan is one of the best dishes of the Persian cuisine and part of the dinner table on Shabe Yalda when families come together to celebrate the longest night of the year and the beginning of the winter. Walnuts and pomegranates give this stew its characteristic flavor: creamy richness with a tangy flavor and a hint of sweetness. 

Patience is Key

The shopping list is short and the cooking steps are simple. It can be cooked fast. Though, the heavenly taste sensation develops only with patience.

Pomegranate Molasses DIY

Pomegranate molasses is easy to make at home from store bought pomegranate juice:

Cook 4 cups of pomegranate juice (100%) with 2 tbsp sugar over low heat for about 2 hours until it reduces to 1 cup of thick syrup. Stir frequently.

For a change, you can substitute pomegranate juice with cranberry juice.

Variations
  • Substitute chicken with duck, beef meatballs,
    leftover turkey, or lamb stew.
  • Omit chicken and pour sauce over fried eggplants or
    baked root vegetables
The Fesenjan Culinary Spice Kit includes the following spices:

Turmeric, cinnamon, orange peel, cardamom, rosebud

Pomegranate
Print Recipe
Persian Khoresh Fesenjan
Cuisine Persian
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping list
  • 1.5 lbs skinless chicken pieces
  • 4 cups finely ground walnuts
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1/4-1 cup pomegranate molasses *)
  • sugar
  • oil
  • salt & pepper
Optional
  • pomegranate for garnish
  • pomegranate or cranberry juice*)
  • fresh herbs chopped
Culinary Spice Kit
  • Turmeric, cinnamon, orange peel, cardamom, rosebud
Cuisine Persian
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping list
  • 1.5 lbs skinless chicken pieces
  • 4 cups finely ground walnuts
  • 2 cups Basmati Rice
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 1/4-1 cup pomegranate molasses *)
  • sugar
  • oil
  • salt & pepper
Optional
  • pomegranate for garnish
  • pomegranate or cranberry juice*)
  • fresh herbs chopped
Culinary Spice Kit
  • Turmeric, cinnamon, orange peel, cardamom, rosebud
Instructions
Rice
  1. Cook rice according to package instructions.
Chicken
  1. Rub all chicken pieces with salt & pepper to taste and with Fesenjan Spices.
  2. In a PAN, heat 1 tbsp oil. Fry onions until slightly golden. Add chicken pieces and fry them on all sides until light brown. Set aside.
Sauce
  1. In a large POT, add ground walnuts.
  2. Add 4 cups of water to the walnuts, mix well, cover, and bring to boil. Cook over medium-low heat for 30 minutes. Stir frequently.
  3. Stir in salt and pomegranate molasses to taste. The flavor should be tangy and a bit sweet. If the sauce appears too sour, add sugar until it's just fine for you. Cook over medium-low heat for 30 minutes. Stir frequently.
  4. Add the chicken and onions to the POT, cover, and cook over medium-low heat until the chicken is cooked.
Serve
  1. Serve Fesenjan with rice, and optionally fresh herbs and pomegranate seeds.
  2. Enjoy!
Recipe Notes

*) If you can’t find pomegranate molasses, cook 4 cups of pomegranate or cranberry juice (100%) with 2 tbsp sugar over low heat for about 2 hours until it reduces to 1 cup of thick syrup. Stir frequently.

Nkatenkwan

Ghanaian Nkatenkwan

Nkatenkwan

Nkatenkwan

This Ghanaian dish, called Nkatenkwan, is typically made with okra and peanut butter. 

Peanut Butter Soup With So Many Options

If these traditional ingredients don’t appeal to you, use other vegetables and/ or make it a clear soup. Chicken or other meat can be added optionally.

Grains of the Paradise

The spice kit includes grains of paradise. They are native to West Africa, mainly from Ghana, and a mild but pungent alternative to black pepper.

Variations
  • Substitute chicken with any stew meat. Adjust cooking time and water amount.
  • Without a food processor: chop onion and grate ginger. Only follow steps 6, 2, 8-10, in this order. Add remaining broth in step 2.
The Nkatenkwan Culinary Spice Kit includes the following spices:
[1] Rosemary, bay leaves

[2] Grains of paradise

Grains of Paradise
Grains of Paradise
Print Recipe
Ghanaian Nkatenkwan
Cuisine Ghana
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping list
  • 2 cups okra green beans, or other vegetables of your choice
  • 1 large tomato quartered
  • 32 oz broth
  • 1 cup peanut butter creamy
  • fresh bread
Optional
  • 1 lb chicken breast cut in 1 inch
You might have
  • 1 large onion peeled and quartered
  • 1 inch ginger peeled
  • salt
Culinary Spice Kit
  • leaves Pouch [1] Rosemary bay
  • Pouch [2] Grains of paradise
Cuisine Ghana
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping list
  • 2 cups okra green beans, or other vegetables of your choice
  • 1 large tomato quartered
  • 32 oz broth
  • 1 cup peanut butter creamy
  • fresh bread
Optional
  • 1 lb chicken breast cut in 1 inch
You might have
  • 1 large onion peeled and quartered
  • 1 inch ginger peeled
  • salt
Culinary Spice Kit
  • leaves Pouch [1] Rosemary bay
  • Pouch [2] Grains of paradise
Instructions
Prepare the vegetables
  1. Cut the vegetables in pieces that can be cooked in 10-15 minutes.
Cooking
  1. In a large POT, add 2 cups broth. Bring to boil.
  2. Add onions, ginger, tomato, okra or other vegetables, chicken (optional), salt to taste, and Nkatenkwan Spices [1]. Return to boil.
  3. Cook for 10-15 minutes until vegetables are cooked. Turn heat off.
  4. Scoop out some onions to use as garnish, and chicken (if used). Set aside.
Blend the vegetables
  1. Transfer soup to a FOOD PROCESSOR and blend until smooth. Set aside.
Add the peanut butter
  1. In the same POT, heat 2 cups broth. Add peanut butter to dissolve in the broth over low heat, stirring constantly.
Cook all together
  1. Add blended vegetable-soup.
  2. Add water if you want to make the soup more liquid. Cook soup for 20 minutes.
  3. Add onion slices and chicken (if used). Cook to reheat.
Finish up
  1. Sprinkle Nkatenkwan Spices [2] to taste on plated soup from a grinder or whole.
  2. Serve soup with fresh bread.
Recipe Notes

Variations

  • Substitute chicken with any stew meat. Adjust cooking time and water amount.
Currywurst

German Currywurst

Currywurst
German Currywurst with extra curry powder

A Dish With Its Own Museum

The Currywurst might be the only street food worldwide that is honored with a dedicated museum, the Currywurst Museum in Berlin. The original dish from the Fifties is a short sausage, sliced and served with a secret curry sauce and bread.

From Street Food to a Complete Meal

The key to Vaca Frita or “fried beef” is slow cooked beef the Cuban way. Quick frying is the second and last step in the preparation.

Variations
  • Substitute cabbage salad with a quick sour sliced cucumber salad or with your favorite potato salad.
  • Add mayonnaise as an additional sauce.
  • Substitute French fries with baked potato wedges and/or baked root vegetables.
  • Use any kind of sausage that you prefer, e.g. hot dog or vegan.
The Currywurst Culinary Spice Kit includes the following spices:
[1] Ginger, chili, yellow mustard, paprika, turmeric, asafoetida, cardamom, fenugreek, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, white pepper and coriander

[2] Paprika

Currywurst
German Currywurst with cabbage salad
Print Recipe
Currywurst
Cuisine German
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping List
  • 1 lb sausages e.g. Bratwurst or Nürnberger
  • 2 cups tomato puree
  • 12 oz French fries frozen
  • 4 cups white cabbage finely shredded
You might have
  • agave syrup or honey
  • white vinegar
  • vegetable oil
  • salt & pepper
Currywurst Culinary Spice Kit
  • Pouch [1] Ginger, chili, yellow mustard, paprika, turmeric, asafoetida, cardamom, fenugreek, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, white pepper and coriander
  • Pouch [2] Paprika
Cuisine German
Servings
3-4
Ingredients
Shopping List
  • 1 lb sausages e.g. Bratwurst or Nürnberger
  • 2 cups tomato puree
  • 12 oz French fries frozen
  • 4 cups white cabbage finely shredded
You might have
  • agave syrup or honey
  • white vinegar
  • vegetable oil
  • salt & pepper
Currywurst Culinary Spice Kit
  • Pouch [1] Ginger, chili, yellow mustard, paprika, turmeric, asafoetida, cardamom, fenugreek, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, white pepper and coriander
  • Pouch [2] Paprika
Instructions
Cabbage Salad
  1. In a large BOWL, add cabbage.
  2. In a small POT, mix 3 tbsp vinegar, 1 tbsp syrup, salt & pepper to taste, and 2 tbsp oil.
  3. Bring to boil, pour over cabbage. Let cool.
  4. Let marinate in fridge for 24 hours.
French Fries
  1. Prepare French fries according to package instructions.
  2. When they are ready, toss them with salt and Currywurst Spices [2] to taste.
Sauce
  1. In a POT, heat 2 tbsp oil.
  2. Careful of splatters, add tomato puree.
  3. Add 1 tbsp syrup, 1 tbsp vinegar, and Currywurst Spices [1]. Mix well. Bring to boil.
  4. Cook covered 10-20 minutes over low heat. Stir occasionally.
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
Sausage
  1. In a PAN, heat oil and fry sausages over medium heat until cooked through.
  2. Transfer sausages to a plate
  3. Cut sausage in 1/2 inch slices (optional).