Quatre Epices (Four Spices) Gascon

Total Time
5mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

Quatre epices comes in many versions. This combination--with pepper, without allspice or coriander, is typical of Gascogny and is used in many dishes, especially in confit. I like to use whole spices and put them all in the grinder; the scent and the flavor is greatly enhanced. If you only have the pre-ground versions, then use them and it will be a delicious mix. The measures are a guide; feel free to adapt to your own taste.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine in an airtight container and store in a dry place.
Most Helpful

5 5

When I tagged for PRMR, I knew exactly for which I wanted to use add this--homemade chutney. Exotic, fragrant and flavorful...yep, the spice is right!

5 5

This is a fabulous combination, i will be using it to make a tourtiere, a traditional meat pie in quebec.

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Wonderful blend! The smell is heavenly, I will be keeping this blend on hand. I can see many uses for this treasure. Thanks for posting! ZWT3