Monday, January 30, 2017


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Other Name :
Achiote, Kusuwe.

Binomial Name:
Bixa orellana.

Form :
Dried seeds of the Achiote tree.

Storage :
Place in an air tight container, and keep it in a cool dry place.

How to Use :
- Put a couple of peppercorns berries into a beverage.
- Grind the dried seeds into the powder form for colouring and flavoring agent.

Substitute :
This mixture will provide about a teaspoon of ground Annatto subtitute.
Mix these ingredients for flavoring substitute:
- 1/2 teaspoons of ground Turmeric
- 1/2 teaspoons of crushed Sweet Paprika

A teaspoon of crushed Safflower florets for coloring substitute only.

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