[Sca-cooks] Spice Sources was Did you ever?

Johnna Holloway johnnae at mac.com
Wed Jan 7 12:28:03 PST 2009

Stefan keeps a file on these sources in the Florilegium.
Here are some online sources with reviews:  In the PLANTS, HERBS AND 
SPICES section of the Florilegium.

merch-spices-msg  (44K) 11/17/07    Spice merchants. Reviews and 


And the SCA Cooks List Archives can be searched also.
A search in that turns up posts with these sources mentioned:

Spice Sources:
Grains of Paradise and many other hard to find herbs & spices   like long 
pepper, saunders, galangal, saffron, cubeb berries ,and blends such as  Irish 
meat rub, Quatre spice, Pourder Forte, Pouder Dulse are readily available  at 
Dragonmarsh   _www.dragonmarsh.com_ (http://www.dragonmarsh.com) 
3643 University Ave
Riverside, Ca 92501  (951) 276-1116

>From my list: Vann's carries grains of paradise.
Order thru A Cooks Ware

*Frontier Natural Products Coop* http://www.frontiercoop.com/company.html

SCA listed ones include:

*Golden Squirrel Enterprises*  <http://www.goldensquirrel.com/>

*Pepper's Guild* <http://members.cox.net/periac/pepperers.html>

*Auntie Arwen's Spices*  <http://www.auntiearwenspices.com/>

Hope this helps




Cheri or Anne wrote:
> Did you ever, after years of looking and collecting, lose all your resources for something?
>  I can't seem to find any of my mail order catalogs or web sites in my favorites of any of the places I buy spices.  I'm in need of Cubebs and Grains of Paradise and I'm ready to order them and guess what?
> Anyone else better at remembering that "special/safe" place you put your spice web addresses?

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