Hand Picked Cloves

The aromatic dried flower bud from a member of the evergreen family, cloves are beautiful addition to any spice pantry. As a staple in the classic béchamel sauce or used for pickling olives, cloves add a depth of flavor to many wonderful recipes.  The Sri Lankan clove is prized for being higher in essential oil than other varieties of the tiny little unopened flower.

 

Uses: baking, roasts, hot winter toddies, Caribbean and Asian spice rub