Poudre des Alizés © (Tradewinds)

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Poudre des Alizés © (Tradewinds)

Technical guide

Ingredients Ginger, Szechuan peppercorns, chile pepper, *mustard, spices.
Allergens * Mustard
Origin Original creation
Net weight 40 g
Storage / Use In a cool, dark, dry place.
Price incl. tax €8.90

Use to season salad dressings and vinaigrettes.

Recommendations Use to flavor all types of vinaigrettes: lemon and olive oil, red wine vinegar-and sunflower oil, sherry vinegar and walnut oil…
Then toss with a butter lettuce, arugula, or mesclun salad. Add to warm vinaigrettes that are spooned over sautéed or steamed fish.


The liveliness of Szechuan peppercorns is paired with ginger's icy heat.

Olivier Rœllinger's words

After the cold seas and icy winds that blow from the north, the first trade winds (Alizés in French) blow in like a long lost companion on an Atlantic crossing. They offer a first taste of warm breezes and carry with them the flavors of southern seas. How then could a basic vinaigrette be transformed using these unexpected fragrances and flavors?

My goal was to find a combination that tasted of the winds that blow over the southern seas, a spice blend with bold, impetuous character.