Annatto Seed

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Annatto, also known at Achiote and Roucou, lends a slightly nutty, sweet and peppery flavor to dishes. Annatto is the major component in Achiote paste, a Latincooking staple. Annatto lends a distinctive yellow amber color to recipes. It's often referred to as "poor man's saffron" because its color is similar to the expensive threads. Read our blog A Quick Guide to Every Spice & Herb in your kitchen and get to know all of our Spices.

Annatto Seed is also nutritious, providing antioxidants, fiber and vitamins and minerals. Add Annatto seed to your cooking for an optimal balance of flavor and health.

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