Pairing Spices With Your Favorite Protein.

Pairing spices with your favorite protein.

Before I owned Tradewinds Spice Company, I had very little knowledge regarding herbs and spices. My go to was salt and pepper. Through the years I’ve come to realize the flavor is in the spice. Below is a list of herbs and spices I like pairing with beef, chicken, eggs, fish, lamb, pork, and turkey. No matter what spices you add to you dishes always add salt and pepper to taste.

Beef: Basil, Bay Leaf, Caraway, Cayenne Pepper, Cinnamon, Cumin, Dark Chili Powder, Fenugreek, Garlic, Ground Mustard, Ginger, Marjoram, Onion, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Tarragon, and Thyme.

Chicken: Anise, Basil, Bay Leaf, Cayenne Pepper, Cinnamon, Cumin, Dill, Fenugreek, Garlic, Ginger, Marjoram, Onion, Oregano, Paprika, Parsley, Rosemary, Saffron, Tarragon, and Thyme.

Eggs: Anise, Basil, Caraway, Cayenne Pepper, Chervil, Coriander, Dill, Fennel, Marjoram, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Saffron, Tarragon, and Thyme.

Fish: Anise, Basil, Caraway, Chervil, Dill, Fennel, Garlic, Ginger, Marjoram, Oregano, Parsley, Rosemary, Saffron, Tarragon, and Thyme.

Lamb: Basil, Bay Leaf, Cinnamon, Coriander, Cumin, Dill, Garlic, Ginger, Marjoram, Mint, Onion, Parsley, Rosemary, Saffron, Tarragon, ad Thyme.

Pork: Anise, Caraway, Cardamom, Dill, Garlic, Ginger, Oregano, Rosemary, Saffron, and Tarragon.

Turkey: Basil, Garlic, Marjoram, Onion, Oregano, Rosemary, Saffron, Sage, Tarragon, and Thyme.

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