Cantonese Pork Buns

We have a fun add-on for your Spice Madam BBQ Pork Char Siu recipe! Cantonese Pork buns are easy to make once you’ve prepared the pork. Just dice the pork into small bit-size chunks, mix with a quick homemade sauce and stuff them into a pillowy bun dough for a freshly baked bite of Hong Kong flavor….

Egg Tarts: Homemade tart crust

Here’s a recipe for homemade tart dough, that you can use in place of the store-bought puff pastry sheets. Don’t be intimidated about making this on your own – the hardest part about this recipe is waiting for the dough to chill between steps! Ingredients: 3/4 cups flour 1/8 tsp salt 1/4 cup sugar, plus 1/2 Tbsp 7 Tbsp unsalted butter (room temperature but not softened) 1 Tbsp cold water Prep: Combine flour, salt, and…

A Valentine’s Day Dinner to Remember

Need a fun date idea for Valentine’s Day? Spice Madam is partnering with Zåtar, a Dallas restaurant offering modern Lebanese cuisine, to bring you a one-of-a-kind dinner on February 14th, 2017. “Journey for the Senses” is a special Valentine’s Day dinner, featuring the flavors of Lebanese aphrodisiac spices to romance your tastebuds. You and your guest are…

Humarsúpa – Icelandic Langoustine Bisque

Humarsúpa is a creamy Icelandic langoustine bisque accented with mild curry & paprika that’s perfect for wintertime! Try this recipe from Saveur Magazine or our simplified version below: SERVES 4 Ingredients: 2 carrots 2 stalks celery 1 large yellow onion 2 cloves garlic 4-5 chives 2 lb. shell-on whole langoustines or sub lobster 8 tbsp. unsalted…

New Year, New Spicier You

With the new year, also come resolutions and diets, but you don’t have to settle for boring meals just to stay healthy! SPICES to the rescue… When you learn to use spices in your cooking, you will find that you can use less salt and fat without sacrificing the flavor. In addition, some spices can…

Palm trees paint the sky on the island of Bahrain

Barely visible on a world map, Bahrain is a tiny island in the Middle East that I called home for eighteen years. Although I am originally from India, I grew up in Bahrain and lived there until I moved to the US for college. My parents still live there and every time I talk to my…

Holiday Special for Spice Madam

Want to be the BEST Thanksgiving Dinner guest this week? Host & Hostess gifts are a great way to show appreciation when you arrive at your friend’s or family’s home for Thanksgiving dinner. A Spice Madam gift subscription is the gift that keeps giving to your host! As a special holiday offer, all 1 year…

A festival of flavors in Hong Kong!

To visit Hong Kong is to have all your senses saturated in every way. Our journey there this month was a whirlwind of experiences, wrapped up with many delicious flavors that tell the story of Hong Kong’s culture. The minute we step off the plane and into the city, the aromas of rich broths and hand-pulled noodles begin…

Colorful Paleo Thai Lemongrass Shrimp Curry

“You eat with your eyes first”, they say, and this vibrant dish featuring a rainbow of veggies is sure to satisfy both your eyes and your appetite! Meghana & Kim actually made this curry on their first cooking date ever back in 2013, a few months before Meghana came up with the idea for the Spice…

Japanese Spice Starter Kit

We are excited to announce that our box of Japanese spices is now available for one-time purchase! This is one of our favorite boxes yet, filled with all sorts of hard to get spices to bring the magic of Japanese cooking to your kitchen. Each box contains miso, kombu, katsuobushi, wakame, roasted sesame seeds & shichimi…

Spice Madam Starter Kit

Welcome to the Spice Starter Kit Recipe page! We hope you are enjoying this dash of global flavor in your pantry. Below are a few recipes to get you guys started trying out your spices! Vietnamese Lemongrass Chicken (Curry Powder & Lemongrass) Servings: 2-3 Adapted from Food & Wine Magazine, October 2007 “Simple, Tasty Vietnamese…

Indian-Spiced Chicken Pitas

Welcome, Chefs for Farmers Friends! We hope you enjoy this recipe with your garam masala spice sample! Make sure to post pictures of your dish tagged with #SPICEMADAM to enter a drawing for a 1 free month of Spice Madam! Find us on Instagram, Facebook & Twitter Yield: 4 servings Active Time: 30 Total Time: 30 Make Ahead Tip: Prepare…