Achiote is a spice and coloring agent comes in two forms seed or powder, is believed to originate in tropical regions from Mexico to Brazil. The seeds are dried and used whole or ground as a culinary spice. Also annatto seeds grow inside the spiny fruits of the Achiote tree spice.
The color of annatto comes from various carotenoid pigments Has a bright orange-red color with a peppery aroma and subtle flavor that has been described as slightly nutty, sweet flavor is a condiment and food coloring, in Mexican cuisine is used primarily as food colorant in pork, fish, seafood, rice and traditional dishes like cochinita pibil, pastor, cecina enchilada, pollo al Achiote
Instructions of use
Annatto seeds are very hard; in fact, they are closer to pepper seeds, Cooking won’t soften them much, either. If you would rather not use oil to draw the pigment out of your annatto seeds, you can use plain water or a water-based liquid. Blend it into a paste with herbs, spices, onion, garlic,
TYPE SEEDS. SLIGHTLY NUTTY SWEET FLAVOR 100% ACHIOTE SEEDS NO ARTIFICIAL COLOR OR FLAVOR NO CHOLESTEROL ORIGIN MEXICO Chiles Machos surpasses all regulation by Canada food inspection agency
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