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Item of the Day – Spanish Saffron

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Used commonly in such dishes as Spanish paella, Italian risotto, French bouillabaisse, Arabic lamb, Italian sauces and holiday breads to add both color and flavor.  Saffron is one of the most expensive spices in the world.  This is because it takes the hand-picked stamens of one hundred flowers to produce one gram of saffron.

Item 97113 – 1 oz tin

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Item of the Day – Greek Kalamata Olives

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Pitted Kalamata olives are large, almond shaped olives, purple-black in color with a strong, distinct flavor.  These olives are from the Kalamata region of Greece and are firm to medium soft and rich and fruity in flavor.

Item 9508 – 8.8 lb jar

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Item of the Day – Vanilla Paste

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The convenience of extract with the appearance of vanilla seeds.  Use as a flavoring in countless recipes.  Ready to use.  Substitute equally for vanilla extract in any application.

The flavor profile is a classic, rich vanilla taste, with the addition of real bean specks from the vanilla pod, providing enticing visual flair for recipes like crème brûlée and ice cream.

Item 90227 – 32 oz bottle

 

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Item of the Day – Clovis Reims Champagne Vinegar

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Origin:  Clovis (France)

Reims is home to one of France’s grandest cathedrals and also the capital of the beautiful region of Champagne.  It’s no surprise then that it’s also the site of France’s premier vinegar manufacturers.  This vinegar boasts a crisp body with an aromatic bouquet.

Item 97315 – 5L bottle

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Item of the Day – Clovis Dijon Mustard

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Clovis Dijon Mustard is a classic in French cooking.  Characterized by its very high mustard seed content, this mustard assures a powerful and hot taste.  It can be widely used in the kitchen and adapts particularly well to warm dishes.

Available in an 11 pound tub or 7 oz jar

Item 95102 – 11 lb tub

Item 95211 – 12×7 oz case

Item 95212 – 7 oz jar

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Item of the Day – Fig Almond Cake

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We are continuing our celebration of almonds this week with this Fig Almond Cake from Spain.  Add it to your cheese plate for a wonderful delight.  Cube it, slice it thinly, put it in salads, or nosh on it for a snack.  Handmade in Valencia, Spain, of Pajarero figs, Marcona almonds, and nuthin’ else; your friends who can’t have gluten will thank you for this wheat-free cake.

Item 91179 – 225G each

Item of the Day – Almond Essence

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Almond Essence

Item 93201 – 1 qt bottle

A low dosage extract with good consistency, traditional almond flavor and is bake and freeze stable.  Use to flavor yeast doughs, cookies, pastry dough, sponges, creams and fillings.

Direction:  3-5 grams per 1 KG.  Add directly to the ingredients at the beginning of mixing to achieve an even distribution of the aroma.  Do not exceed the recommended dosage as this is a highly concentrated product with a high yield.

 

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Item of the Day – Hudson Valley Foie Gras

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Hudson Valley Foie Gras

Item 00975 – 16/2 oz  case

 

Luxurious treat on your time.  Hudson Valley foie gras is portion sliced and individually quick frozen to preserve flavor and texture.  Perfect portion on its own or to add atop a steak or burger to take your dish to the next level.  Keeps frozen for 12 months.

If you have some time, watch these three short documentaries and learn more about Hudson Valley Foie Gras.

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Item of the Day – Passion Fruit Flavor Pearls

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Passion Fruit Flavor Pearls

Item 90272 – 7 oz. jar

Made in France, Christine Le Tenniers Flavor Pearls give you the opportunity to participate in the Molecular Gastronomy revolution, with minimal effort. Flavor pearls are drops of fruity, salty, or spicy juices encapsulated in a thin alginate shell that bursts in your mouth, releasing their unique flavor and texture. These caviar spheres add originality, sensuality and fun to your dishes or cocktails. They are convenient, easy to use and shelf stable until you are ready to use them. After opening they may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks, giving you maximum flexibility. Passion Fruit flavored.

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Item of the Day – O-Med Rosé Vinegar

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O-Med Rosé Vinegar

Item 97364 – 2 Liter

Flavor Notes: O-Med uses the Spanish red grape, trepat to produce an outstanding rosé vinegar. This delicate blend of flavors creates a vinegar that is smooth and fresh, with bittersweet undertones and hints of red berries.

Recommendation: This rosé vinegar is the perfect ingredient for savory dishes and salads with cheese. Think asparagus, leeks, mushrooms and ripe tomatoes with blue cheese or chèvre.  Also good with seafood, ceviche and oysters.

Variety grapes: Trepat

Acidity: 6º

Origin of grapes: Lérida, Catalonia, Spain

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