Specialty Blends

The ingredients for our Specialty Seasonings are sourced in whole form from all over the globe, only ground when needed and immediately blended into the freshest and best seasonings available. If you are looking for where to buy Garam Masala, Bloody Mary Mix, Pickling Spices, Mulling Spices or Brining Blend, then look no further as we have those and many more of the best seasonings for chicken, steak, fish and curries!

Our Specialty Seasonings are carefully selected, and many are handcrafted in-house. We micro-blend and package small batches assuring you get the freshest and best blends, rubs and seasonings each time.

At The Spice & Tea Shoppe we never compromise on quality and strive to offer you only the best blends, rubs and seasonings because we feel you deserve them.

  • Advieh, sometimes spelled "adwiya," is a highly aromatic seasoning blend used extensively in traditional Persian cooking. Advieh which comes from the Farsi word meaning spice mixture is a key component of signature Persian dishes including traditional khoresh (stew) recipes and rice pilafs. Our handcrafted blend of spices including nutmeg, cardamom and cinnamon and ground rose petals and is a delicious way to season meat, poultry, vegetables and grains, and is the traditional spice for kebabs.

    Advieh - Persian Rose Spice Blend

    Advieh, sometimes spelled "adwiya," is a highly aromatic seasoning blend used extensively in traditional Persian cooking. Advieh which comes from the Farsi word meaning spice mixture is a key component of signature Persian dishes including traditional...

  • Spaghetti aglio e olio - spaghetti with garlic and oil in Italy - is a traditional Italian pasta dish from Napoli.  It's well loved by many because it's so easy and inexpensive to make. Our flavorful spice blend can be added to pasta with olive oil in a traditional manner or added to sauce as it simmers. It is also fantastic on pizza and added to olive oil as a dip for crusty French bead. One of our favorites!

    Aglio Olio E Pepperoncino

    Spaghetti aglio e olio - spaghetti with garlic and oil in Italy - is a traditional Italian pasta dish from Napoli. It's well loved by many because it's so easy and inexpensive to make. Our flavorful spice blend can be added to pasta with olive oil in a...

  • Apple pie invokes memories of warmth and togetherness, a summer barbecue and fall comforts. Our apple pie spice is a delicious and fragrant bouquet of cinnamon, nutmeg, mace and cloves blended together for pies, waffles, pancakes, French toast and any baked goods or desserts. Use 2 tsp. for a 9 inch pie.

    Apple Pie Spice

    Apple pie invokes memories of warmth and togetherness, a summer barbecue and fall comforts. Our apple pie spice is a delicious and fragrant bouquet of cinnamon, nutmeg, mace and cloves blended together for pies, waffles, pancakes, French toast and any...

  • Baharat (Arabic for spice) is a warming blend of aromatic spices used in Middle Eastern and North African cuisine. Our handcrafted Baharat Spice Blend is a fragrant, traditional combination of sweet yet spicy ingredients. Stir into hummus or other dips and spreads. Toss vegetables with olive oil and Baharat Spice Blend before roasting. Mix into ground beef, lamb, turkey, pork or chicken. Use as a dry-rub for grilled or roasted meat, poultry or fish. Mix with olive oil and lemon juice and use as a marinade.

    Baharat Blend

    Baharat (Arabic for spice) is a warming blend of aromatic spices used in Middle Eastern and North African cuisine. Our handcrafted Baharat Spice Blend is a fragrant, traditional combination of sweet yet spicy ingredients. Stir into hummus or other dips...

  • Our unique balsamic fish rub blend will bring the flavor of Balsamic Vinegar to your favorite seafood dishes. Add to sauces or just rub directly on fish and seafood. That balsamic flavor will be a hit with you and your guests! This balsamic seasoning is great on salmon, swordfish, mahi-mahi, halibut, shrimp, snapper, fillets, steaks and vegetables. Our balsamic fish rub is also delicious on homemade French fries.  Give it a try!

    Balsamic Fish Rub

    Our unique balsamic fish rub blend will bring the flavor of Balsamic Vinegar to your favorite seafood dishes. Add to sauces or just rub directly on fish and seafood. That balsamic flavor will be a hit with you and your guests! This balsamic seasoning is...

  • For the ultimate Bloody Mary, just add this spicy mix of peppers and seasoning to vodka and tomato juice, garnish and enjoy. Bloody Mary is a common Hair of the dog drink, reputed by some to cure hangovers due to its combination of a heavy vegetable base to settle the stomach, salt to replenish lost electrolytes and alcohol to relieve head and body aches. We can't confirm or deny that this is a cure for the common hangover but enjoy its prescribed use!

    Bloody Mary Seasoning

    For the ultimate Bloody Mary, just add this spicy mix of peppers and seasoning to vodka and tomato juice, garnish and enjoy. Bloody Mary is a common Hair of the dog drink, reputed by some to cure hangovers due to its combination of a heavy vegetable base...

  • Bonnes Herbes is a light, delicate quintessential French blend that is great for fish, seafood, vegetables, or salad dressings. Saute shrimp or scallops in butter, white wine, fresh garlic and a large pinch of these herbs. Serve it over a bed of rice or pasta. Add it to lighter soups and sauces, steamed vegetables, garnish salads, baked chicken or fish. Use it in sour cream or yogurt for dip or potato topping. Adds appeal to any salad, from potato and egg to pasta and rice, and is delicious in salad dressing.

    Bonnes Herbes de Paris

    Bonnes Herbes is a light, delicate quintessential French blend that is great for fish, seafood, vegetables, or salad dressings. Saute shrimp or scallops in butter, white wine, fresh garlic and a large pinch of these herbs. Serve it over a bed of rice or...

  • Our hand blended Bouquet Garni is a traditional French herb blend used mainly to prepare soups, stocks, sauces and stews. These herbs may put in a muslin bag or tea ball known as a sachet d'e'pices to keep them together during cooking and allow easy removal before serving or added directly to the pot as you wish. Some dishes made with bouquet garni include: Beef Bourguignon, Cassoulet, Coq au Vin, Pot au Feu, Bouillabaisse, French Onion Soup and Ossobuco.

    Bouquet Garni "French Soup Herbs"

    Our hand blended Bouquet Garni is a traditional French herb blend used mainly to prepare soups, stocks, sauces and stews. These herbs may put in a muslin bag or tea ball known as a sachet d'e'pices to keep them together during cooking and allow easy...

  • Be the Thanksgiving hero! Brining is the best way to add moisture to lean meat such as turkey and chicken. Our unique blend of herbs and spices combined with Kosher salt and a touch of brown sugar impart a wonderful flavor that when roasted is not salty but savory and juicy. For an average size turkey you will need 3/4 to 1 lb. of bring spices added to about 3 gallons of water. This is the only way I do my holiday bird!

    Brining Blend

    Be the Thanksgiving hero! Brining is the best way to add moisture to lean meat such as turkey and chicken. Our unique blend of herbs and spices combined with Kosher salt and a touch of brown sugar impart a wonderful flavor that when roasted is not salty...

  • Our Chili Seasoning is blended in small batches and provides mild heat for a satisfying bowl of Texas-style chili. In fact, our Chili Seasoning proudly won 1st place in a Texas Chili Cook-off for one of our customers. Use to season chili made with beef, pork, turkey or chicken. Sprinkle on cheese and melt for a quick and easy queso dip. Stir into mayonnaise to spice up your sandwiches. Add to sour cream and use to top baked potato.

    Chili Seasoning

    Our Chili Seasoning is blended in small batches and provides mild heat for a satisfying bowl of Texas-style chili. In fact, our Chili Seasoning proudly won 1st place in a Texas Chili Cook-off for one of our customers. Use to season chili made with beef,...

  • Our Chinese five spice is truly authentic as it combines cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, star anise and Szechuan peppercorns (most recipes simply use black peppercorns). This highly aromatic blend enhances stir-fried vegetables, chicken and especially fatty meats like pork and duck. Use in marinades and rubs for beef, pork, chicken, duck and seafood to add a spicy-sweet flavor, in slow-braised Chinese dishes or combine with salt to create a flavorful seasoning salt.

    Chinese Five Spice

    Our Chinese Five Spice is truly authentic as it combines cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, star anise and Szechuan peppercorns (most recipes simply use black peppercorns). This highly aromatic blend enhances stir-fried vegetables, chicken and especially...

  • Berbere is the quintessential spice blend of Ethiopian cuisine, lending a rustic, bold flavor to traditional dishes and grilled meats. We blend the hard-to-find seasonings with ground chiles, cardamom, cumin and clove for our Berbere. Add 1/2 teaspoon Berbere per 1 cup of raw rice at the start of cooking for an exotic flavor. Sprinkle on steak, chicken or fatty fish such as salmon before grilling. Sprinkle on vegetables before roasting. Add a pinch to honey cake, spice cake, fruitcake or gingerbread batter. Make your own Berbere paste!

    Ethiopian Berbere

    Berbere is the quintessential spice blend of Ethiopian cuisine, lending a rustic, bold flavor to traditional dishes and grilled meats. We blend the hard-to-find seasonings with ground chiles, cardamom, cumin and clove for our Berbere. Add 1/2 teaspoon...

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