What is Mixed spice?
Blended spice, additionally called pudding spice, is a British mix of sweet flavours, like garam masala. Allspice, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and ginger are the typical mix of spices, however,some cooks prefer including a few cardamom and coriander seeds. It is frequently used to sweet food or supplement fruits.
Culinary uses of Mixed spice:
Mixed spice health benefits:
- Great in biscuits and fruit cakes.
- Sprinkling ground mixed spice into apple pies, stewed fruits and fruit crumbles to give additional flavour.
- It's great for making Yorkshire Puddings
- Used in puddings, cakes and biscuits or when poaching dried or fresh fruits.
- Mixed spice is found in numerous conventional British recipes, especially Christmas pudding, Christmas cakes, Hot Cross Buns and gingerbread.
- Essential for plum pudding, fruit cakes, and hot cross buns, mixed zest is an awesome addition to other fruity sweet, for example, crumbles, apple pie and compotes.
- Add to jam and pickles.
- Mixed spice settles your stomach and it advances digestion.
- Mixed spice is known to incorporate ahighconcentration of antioxidant.
- It eases vomiting and sickness.
- May decrease the level of cholesterol, glucose, and triglyceridefor about 20%.
- Mixed spice kills intestinal parasites and exhibits broadantimicrobial properties against bacteria and fungi.
- Mixedspice is especially helpful in infantile diarrhoea, because of its mild astringency.
- Mixed spice can be utilised to settle a nauseous stomach (antispasmodic).
Methods of farming/ producing product:
- The term mixed spiceappears in the cooking books in 1882 and this spice was probably used earlier.
Mixed Spice is a mix of a few flavours, includingcoriander seed, cinnamon, nutmeg, caraway, cloves andginger. Mixed Spice has a spicy, warm and sweet flavour and aroma.