• Copies of Fresh Spice signed by Arun are available at the unit (address at top of page).
  • We won two more golds at the most recent Great Taste Awards - check out our awards page in the About Us section
  • All of our sauces, spices and chutneys are certified Coeliac, Vegan and Halal friendly
  • "The best, freshest spices I've ever used. Fantastic!" - Richard Corrigan – 'Corrigan's Mayfair'
  • Come shop at our unit for your sauces and spices! Address at top of page. We’re open from Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm.
  • "I just wanted to thank you for helping me make the best curry my family have ever tasted" - HT – (letter on file)
  • "Green Saffron's spices have such an incredible flavour; they give food a whole new dimension" - Rachel Allen, TV Chef and Food Writer
  • "I cooked up your Rogan Josh – we were all flabbergasted. I mean it! One of the nicest things we've ever tasted." - SG – (letter on file)
  • "Blending spices is an art form that Arun has mastered exceptionally well. The delicate aromas truly show the freshness and quality of the spices." - Asheesh Dewan - Director 'Jaipur', Dublin
  • "...just finished your Balti and it was yummmeeee. I am definitely converted!" - E MCD, Farmers Market Customer
  • "Your green cardamoms and saffron are simply superb..." - Joel Robuchon – Chef 'L'Atelier', Worldwide
  • "Green Saffron's rice has spoilt me for any other. It's the only Basmati I'll use." - Adam Penney - Chef 'Patty & Bun', London
  • "I bought your spices for all my family for Christmas and they love them now as much as I do" - Z.S, Farmers Market Customer
  • "I'm astounded at the freshness of your spices" - Stevie Parle – Chef, 'Dock Kitchen', London
  • "These spices give me a noticeably improved, cleaner flavour than I was ever able to achieve before" - Ross Lewis, Chef, 'Chapter One', Dublin
  • "All of those that ate your food thoroughly enjoyed it (especially the chutney which everyone was raving about). Many thanks for all your help. I would not hesitate to recommend you to friends in the future" - J.Q, Ireland
  • "My Morecambe Bay shrimps would be naked without your blade mace" - Mark Broadbent, Chef, London

Spice Dictionary

  • Vanilla

    English Name:                                        Vanilla

    Hindi Name:                                        Vanilla

    Sanskrit Name:                                        Vanilla has not been in India for long enough to have a Sanskrit name

    Latin Name:                                        see Sanskrit, although botanical name is of the most commonly cultivated variety is ‘vanilla planifolia’. Only two other varieties are cultivated: vanilla pompona and vanilla tahitensis. ‘Planifola’ is the most widely cultivated as it is cons Continue reading

  • Turmeric Root

    English Name:                                        Turmeric

    Green Saffron Blends using Turmeric Root:                                        Aloo Gobhi, Bengali Tiger Prawn, Bombay Aloo, Badaam Pasanda, Biryani, Boiled Ham and Cabbage, Chana Masala, Curry Powder (Karnataka Sadya), Dahl Makhani, Dhansak (Dahl Gosht), Jalfrezi, Keemar Matar, Korma, Madras (Tamil Style), Masala Gosht, Murgh Tandoori, Panch Phoron, Red Lentil Dahl, Rogan Josh, Tikka Masala and Vindaloo.

    Hindi Name:                                        Haldi

    Sanskrit Name:                                        Haridra, Gauri

    Latin Name:                                        Curcuma longa Linn Continue reading

  • Turmeric Powder

    English Name:                                        Turmeric

    Hindi Name:                                        Haldi

    Sanskrit Name:                                        Haridra, Gauri

    Latin Name:                                        Curcuma longa Linn Continue reading

  • Mustard Seeds, Yellow

    English Name:                                        Mustard Seeds - there are three main varieties eaten - black, brown and yellow/white

    Hindi Name:                                        Rai

    Sanskrit Name:                                        Siddharthaka, Rajika

    Latin Name:                                        black – brassica nigra, brown – brassica juncea, white/yellow – brassica alba or brassica hirta Continue reading

  • Mustard Seeds, Black

    English Name:                                        Mustard Seeds - there are three main varieties eaten - black, brown and yellow/white

    Hindi Name:                                        Rai

    Sanskrit Name:                                        Siddharthaka, Rajika Continue reading

  • Mace

    Coming Soon!

  • Kashmiri Chilli, Whole

    English Name:                                        Kashmiri Chilli/chile/chili

    Hindi Name:                                        Mirch

    Sanskrit Name:                                        Chillies have not been in India long enough to have a true Sanskrit name

    Latin Name:                                        Capsicum Continue reading

  • Kashmiri Chilli Flakes

    English Name:                                        Kashmiri Chilli/chile/chili

    Hindi Name:                                        Mirch

    Sanskrit Name:                                        Chillies have not been in India long enough to have a true Sanskrit name

    Latin Name:                                        Capsicum Continue reading

  • Indian Bay Leaves/Tejpat

    English Name:                                        Indian Bay Leaves – please note that these are not the same as the Mediterranean/Laurel bay leaves more commonly used in Western cooking.

    Hindi Name:                                        Tejpatta/Tejpat

    Sanskrit Name:                                        Tamalapattra

    Latin Name:                                        Malabathrum Continue reading

  • Ginger (Ground)

    English Name:                                        Ginger

    Hindi Name:                                         Ādrak/Sunth

    Sanskrit Name:                                         Ārdrakam/Śhuntha

    Latin Name:                                        Zingiberis officinale, roscoe Continue reading

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