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Take your taste buds on a culinary adventure around the world, right in your own kitchen! The Teeny Tiny Spice Co. of Vermont has created a flavorful new line of 12 organic spice blends that make it easy to cook traditional world cuisine in the comfort of your home. Foodies and aspiring chefs alike will delight in the unique blends, which include British Curry; Citrus Pepper; Chocolate Chili; Ethiopian Berberé; Garam Masala; Montréal Seasoning; Penang Curry; Perfection Spice Rub; Persian Adwiya; Ras el Hanout; Shepherd Herb Mix; and Vindaloo.

Ed Pomicter, of the Teeny Tiny Spice Co., says, “We provide spices already combined in proportions to give you just the right flavor profile to create dishes with the essential flavors of North and South, East and West.”

The blends are simply divine – “Mom’s” favorite is the Chocolate Chili, which can be used to make Mexican hot cocoa, Chocolate Chili Brownies, or a traditional Mole sauce. Bold, intense, and just the right amount of heat – what recipe will you add it to?

For recipes, more information, or to order online, visit www.teenytinyspice.com.

About Teeny Tiny Spice Co. of Vermont

Teeny Tiny Spice Co. of Vermont is a family owned and operated specialty food business created by enthusiastic cooks in 2010. The Vermont company creates and manufactures 100% organic spice blends representing various world cuisines. Their mission is to offer healthy organic spice blends that are versatile, easy to use and add exotic flavor to everyday meals. For more information and recipes visit www.teenytinyspice.com.

*Company generously provided samples and images for this review.*

The Teeny Tiny Spice Co. has created decadent, rich brownies with a spicy twist – the addition of their Chocolate Chili! You can also use any basic brownie recipe and then add 2 tbs. of Chocolate Chili. These are sure to delight your senses and warm you from the inside out!

Chocolate Chili Brownies

Ingredients

1 3/4 Sticks Unsalted butter (“Mom” prefers organic)
1/2 C. plus 2 Tbs. Bittersweet Chocolate chips
1 1/4 C. Granulated sugar
4 Lg. Eggs
1 tsp. Pure vanilla extract
1/2 C. plus 2 Tbs. Unbleached flour
Pinch Salt
2 Tbs. Teeny Tiny Spice Co. Chocolate Chili

Preparation

  • Grease a 9X9 inch baking pan with butter. Dust with flour and tap out the excess. Preheat oven to 350ºF.
  • Melt butter and chocolate in a small saucepan over low heat, stirring frequently. Set aside to cool.
  • Cream sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add cooled chocolate mixture and mix until well blended.
  • Measure the flour, salt and spice, then sift together directly into the chocolate mixture. Mix batter gently until well combined and no trace of the dry ingredients remains.
  • Spread batter evenly in prepared pan and bake 33 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from oven and cool on rack for one hour before serving.

*Recipe and image courtesy of the Teeny Tiny Spice Co.*