Poudre Défendue © (Forbidden spice blend)

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Poudre Défendue © (Forbidden spice blend)

Technical guide

Ingredients Green anise, ginger, cinnamon, spices.
Origin Original Creation
Net weight 40 g
Storage / Use In a cool, dark, dry place.
Price incl. tax €8.90

Use to season fruit salads, sorbets, and cocktails.

Recommendations Stir 1 teaspoon of Poudre Defendue into 500 g. (1 pound) fresh, seasonal fruit along with the juice of half a lime. Sweeten with natural cane sugar to taste (optional). Chill 1 hour before serving.

Olivier Rœllinger's words

Poudre Défendue ® enhances the flavors of fruit salads, sorbets, and cocktails. What first began as a way to magnify the flavor of fresh, seasonal strawberries became a blend that I now use with all fruit. The blend helps bring out the fruits’ natural features while balancing their acidity and unique flavors.
At my grandparents’ home, we used to rinse sun-warmed strawberries in well water drawn from a garden pump. The icy liquid coated the fruit with a strong taste of iron from the pump. Much later, I recreated that flavor experience with Poudre Défendue.