No matter where I travel to there is always one point on the agenda that I never miss - a visit to a local store, supermarket, souk, bazaar - you name it, I go there. I can spend hours there sniffing out the local produce and sometimes buy something not even knowing what it is, just because the vintage style packaging appeals. This little box started the trend. I found it at my local greengrocers and still have no idea what to use this spice mix for (it smells a bit like allspice) but isn't the box pretty?
This was brought to us from Germany - a tin box containing 12 little bottles of after dinner digestive herbal liquor. Now used to store vanilla sugar.
I will have to use this pretty soon - great excuse to whip up a Tiramisu...
Found in Spain: Paella Spice Mix
Tuna Fish Spread from the Côte d'Azur
My all time favorite: Bovril beef extract as found in Spain, don't you just love the bottle?