Everyone has a recipe for banana bread, and I think everyone’s recipe for banana bread is probably pretty great. It’s been passed down from Grandma to Mom to you, and it reminds you of your childhood, of getting to pretend that something that is obviously a dessert is really just a “bread.” Many banana bread recipes are just about the taste of the bananas, not incorporating any spices at all. But I’ve found that the right balance of spices, rather than overpowering the bananas, adds a different depth and dimension to their flavor.
This recipe uses this magical banana-bolstering blend of spices, as well as some whole wheat flour, which results in a more moist, tender loaf. So, if you don’t have your own banana bread recipe, or if you’re looking to try a new one, this is for you!
Makes one loaf.
Both of these recipes are kind of magical -- they take super simple ingredients like water, flour, butter, salt, and Vanns Smoked Spanish Paprika and turn them into beautiful, impressive golden brown focaccia and a deeply orange-red, perfectly flavored smoked paprika butter to be spread on top. It makes a great appetizer for any occasion, but be careful that your guests don’t fill themselves up on it! It’s a little bit addictive.
What could make a well-spiced, perfectly moist, crunchily-topped pumpkin bread even better? Why cranberries, of course.
This is it, folks. This is the perfect, unexpected, amazing vegetable soup, adapted from Michael Solomonov’s beast of a cookbook Zahav. This recipe is the perfect example of his brilliant and unusual use of commonplace spices and other ingredients.
Creamy raita and tangy tomato chutney offer the perfect accompaniment to these crispy, savory, Indian-spiced potato patties spiked with a generous amount of spinach.
Rice bowls are starting to be a big thing these days, and there's a good reason. Take something a little saucy, something with some great texture, something with protein or some bite to it, arrange on top of rice, add the condiments of your choice, and enjoy your healthy, delicious, and filling meal!
These crackers are delicious -- light, crunchy, full of the textures and flavors of nuts and dried fruit, with a hint of herbs and spices. They’re amazing on a cheese plate.
Are you sick of pumpkin-flavored things yet? Yes? No? Either way, this tea cake is for you. Rather than the standard mix of spices that linger in the background and provide a general warmth to a pumpkin-flavored treat, this tea cake goes big and bold with the spices, incorporating a whopping 5 teaspoons of Vanns Ground Cinnamon, 2 tsp.
It’s going to be a cold one on the East Coast this weekend — time for a warming breakfast that gives you the power and energy to get through the day. Here’s one amazing option — Shakshuka! Not only is it fun to say, it’s a delicious, savory, healthy egg dish that makes for an exciting and comforting meal.
A refreshing herbal tea with bold flavors and an earthy, spiced flavor profile.