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Also Known As N/A
Latin Name Syzygium Aromaticum
Biological Family Myrtaceae
SKU 5049-5050
Shelf Life 10 Years
Origin United States of America
Packed United States of America
Common Uses

Cloves are used in the cuisine of Asian, African, and the Near and Middle East countries, lending flavor to meats, curries, and marinades, as well as fruit such as apples, pears or rhubarb. Cloves may be used to give aromatic and flavor qualities to hot beverages, often combined with other ingredients such as lemon and sugar. They are a common element in spice blends such as pumpkin pie spice and speculoos spices.

In Mexican cuisine, cloves are best known as clavos de olor, and often accompany cumin and cinnamon. They are also used in Peruvian cuisine, in a wide variety of dishes ascarapulcra and arroz con leche.

A major component of clove taste is imparted by the chemical eugenol, and the quantity of the spice required is typically small. It pairs well with cinnamon, allspice, vanilla, red wine and basil, as well as onion, citrus peel, star anise, or peppercorns.

Ingredients Clove
All Natural Yes
Gluten Free Yes
Kosher Yes
Non-GMO Yes
Organic No
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