Spice 101

1 hour virtual event

Event short description

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Hosted by Curio Spice Company

Our Spice 101 class covers all the basics of how to use spices for vibrant, flavorful meals. We’ll cover the basics of how, when, and why to use certain spices in different contexts, demonstrate different techniques to bring out their flavors, and provide background information and seasonal recipes.

Virtual event

This host will provide a zoom video conference.

Group size

This event supports 20 - 200 participants.

Group participation level

Medium - Guests will be sent a kit or prompted to participate in this event.

Event duration

1 hour

Kit included

A kit to accompany the event will be delivered to each guest prior to the event date.

Full details

How it works

In this introductory class, we’ll explore using spices to intensify and marry flavor. You'll learn how to toast and grind spices, why to temper some in oil but bloom others in water, and how to layer spices for maximum flavor. We'll touch on the history of some spices, their prominence in different cuisines, and share useful tips and tricks.

We'll also introduce you to Curio’s Spice Flavor Wheel — a resource for understanding how to identify and layer flavors and spices — and demonstrate techniques through 2-3 approachable recipes featuring seasonal ingredients

Kit contents

Each guest of the event will receive these items in a shipment to their address.

Each ticket includes

  • A mailed spice sample (1)
  • Adigital copy of our signature Spice Flavor Wheel
  • Recipes

After class we’ll share a few extra resources and recipes plus a link for unlimited access to a recording of the class.

Supported dietary restrictions:
  • Not supported

Shipping & delivery

This event includes a shipment to each guest's address. You'll have to provide addresses 14 days prior to the event to allow for shipping and delivery.

Shipping policy or exclusions

Shipping is included in the price to within the contiguous United States.

International shipping is not available for this event
Expedited shipping is not available for this event

Things you'll need

Each guest will need to supply the items below to participate fully in this event.

  • Your kit

How to join

This event is delivered using the video platform: Zoom

The host is not able to use a video link provided by you.

Other things you will need to join:

  • Link to this event, provided after purchase
  • Internet connected device, tablets and phones are supported
  • Internet connection
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Your host Curio Spice Company

Curio Spice specializes in sustainably produced spices, sourced locally and from around the world. Our mission is to build relationships with small-scale farmers, share their stories through our unique blends, and support fair trade. We are an independent, woman-owned benefit corporation and certified B Corp®.