List of products by manufacturer Le Comptoir Colonial

It was in 1971 that Le Comptoir Colonial specialized in exotic products. The brand imports the best exotic grocery products to allow consumers to taste flavors from elsewhere. Le Comptoir Colonial was the first to commercialize pink bay and seeds of paradise. Rapidly, brand diversified into also offering oils, vinegars and high quality teas.

 

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    Native to China and Vietnam, star anise is today grown almost exclusively in China (90% of world production). It is, as the name suggests, star shaped, radiating pointed boat-shaped sections. The fruit is picked before it can ripen, and dried. The stars are available whole, or ground to a red-brown powder. Applications : apart from its use in...

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    Much used in Provencal cuisine, thyme has an imitable taste and has great medicinal virtues! With its lemon note, it will give freshness to your dishes Use it in Provencal dishes (ratatouille, tian, niçoise salad...) but also stews and marinades. It matches well with with tomatoes, vegetables, grilled meat or goat cheese. You can also use it in your...

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    Timut pepper from Nepal, also called "grapefruit pepper", is a false pepper which has not been treated or flavoured. It is quite similar to Szechuan pepper, but smaller and darker Timut pepper has a unique perfume, a lemony scent of citrus with grapefruit and cherry notes. Applications : goes perfectly well with white meat, fish, scallops.and foie...

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    100 % natural, the tomato powder is a real concentrate of flavours and an excellent ally for a creative cuisine. Use only a few pinches to subtly flavour your preparations! Sprinkle it as a spice in your vegetables, pasta, salads, grilled meat or red fruit sherbets. You can also use it to create an original and amazing decoration on your dishes, plates...

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    These seeds of the large tropical Tonka tree have the fragrance reminiscent of newly mown hay or a freshly cut meadow. They have a high coumarin content, which provides a sweet, herblike fragrance. Tonka beans are used to flavor tobaccos and snuffs and the essential oil is widely used in the perfume industry. They are rich, warm, coumarin-herbaceous,...

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    Turmeric is an ancient spice, native of South East Asia. It is used from Antiquity as dye and a condiment. It is still used in traditional Chinese and Indian medecines and in the West for its anti-oxydant proprieties. It is a good ally against stress and infammations. Turmeric is earthy and slightly acrid, it has warm and aromatic flavours with a bitter...

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    Native of South America, lemon verbena is an aromatic plant genus in the family Verbenaceae. Until the 18th century, it was considered a miraculous plant supposed to cure all diseases and hunt demons. Verbena is also famous as a digestive and anti-inflammatory agent and represents an excellent natural soporific. With its subtle lemon flavour, verbena...

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    Rock candy is a type of confectionery mineral composed of relatively large sugar crystals. This candy is formed by allowing a supersaturated solution of sugar and water to crystallize. Heating the water before adding the sugar allows more sugar to dissolve thus producing larger crystals. As far as brown rock sugar is concerned, the syrup is caramelized...

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    Sesame is an ancient spice, one of the first recorded plants used for its seeds. It has been used for thousands of years and is still an oil seed of worldwide significance. Apart from its green leaves used as a vegetable in Western Africa, sesame contains a multitude of oelaginous seeds which colour can vary from beige to black. Sesame seeds are sweet...

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    Pepper comes from several species of a vinous plant, the spice being the fruit, called peppercorns. Black pepper is the dried, unripe berry. Black pepper is the most popular in cuisine but also the most pungent and fiery of all peppers. Applications: in all your savoury dishes (soups, meats, vegetables, dressings, sauces,...). It can be surprising...

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    White pepper starts out the same as the black, but are allowed to ripen more fully on the vine. The outer shell is then removed by soaking the berries in water until the shell falls off, or are held under flowing spring water, yielding a whiter, cleaner pepper. Applications : white pepper is used in white sauces rather than black, which would give the...

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