The whole flower buds from a member of the myrtle family are picked and dried before opening, to maintain their pungent, aromatic flavour.
Originating from Indonesia, this spice is now commonly used around the world. They are widely used in sauces, desserts, savoury recipes and baked goods in European and Asian cuisines.
This versatile spice is ground, and ready to use in your favourite recipes.
How to Use:
Cloves have a pungent, aromatic flavour and are used in cuisines from all over the world.
They are essential in many Indian and Sri Lankan spice blends and pickles. Add to curries, rice dishes, marinades and rubs, or use to spice a baked ham. Great in homemade pickles and chutney.
Use cloves in baked apples or stewed fruit, biscuits, pastries and desserts. Cloves are an essential ingredient in traditional Masala chai. Or add a little to a pot of hot chocolate, or even freshly brewed coffee.
Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight.
Up to 18 months when stored as above. See Best Before date.
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