Spice Parisienne

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    ½ cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Better Than Store-Bought: Authoritative recipes that most people never knew they could make at home

By Helen Witty and Elizabeth Schneider

Published 1979

  • About

Time was when jars so labeled could be found on most well-stocked spice shelves in stores, and here and there you may still be able to find this mixture. Spice Parisienne is a version of the blends originated by French chefs who regularly devised their own ready-mixed spices and herbs. No two experts of past ages had exactly the same formula, but the general idea was to marry the fragrant and the pungent. A good rule of thumb is to try this mix when you would ordinarily season with pepper,