We are thrilled to introduce the latest additions to our store: the exquisite Sazon and Adobo spices from Burlap & Barrel. Known for their commitment to sourcing unique and high-quality spices directly from farmers, Burlap & Barrel has once again curated a collection that reflects their dedication to authenticity and flavor. In collaboration with the talented Illyanna Maisonet, these spices not only bring a taste of tradition to your kitchen but also support the livelihoods of spice farmers around the world.

Burlap & Barrel: A Spice Revolution

Burlap & Barrel has earned our admiration for revolutionizing the spice industry by connecting directly with smallholder farmers and sourcing single-origin spices. Their commitment to fair trade practices and sustainable agriculture aligns seamlessly with our values at Foodocracy. By bringing unique and ethically sourced spices to our customers, Burlap & Barrel continues to redefine the culinary landscape.

Illyanna Maisonet: A Culinary Visionary

Illyanna Maisonet, the James Beard award–winning food writer and the first Puerto Rican food columnist in the United States, played an integral role in crafting this exceptional blend. Her culinary expertise ensures that this adobo seasoning captures the essence of tradition and innovation in every sprinkle. These seasonings are deeply personal, originating from her family recipes with ingredients sourced from small farms in Puerto Rico. 


Adobo: A Culinary Staple

Adobo, a beloved seasoning in Latin American cuisine, receives a gourmet makeover in Burlap & Barrel's collection. This versatile blend of garlic, oregano, cumin, and other spices adds depth and complexity to a wide range of dishes. Use it as a rub for meats, a seasoning for vegetables, or mix it into marinades for a burst of flavor. Burlap & Barrel's Adobo is a testament to the brand's dedication to preserving traditional flavors while offering a unique twist.

Sazon: A Symphony of Aromas and Colors

Sazon, a staple in Latin American and Caribbean kitchens, takes center stage in Burlap & Barrel's collection. This aromatic blend, featuring ingredients like annatto, garlic, and cumin, not only enhances the flavor of your dishes but also imparts a beautiful color. Perfect for rice, stews, and marinades, Sazon is a go-to spice that captures the essence of Puerto Rico.

Frijoles Guitado Recipe

Frijoles Guitado: A Beany Twist On A Puerto Rican Classic

To showcase the versatility of Burlap & Barrel's Sazon and Adobo, we've created a vegan twist on the classic Puerto Rican dish, Pollo Guitado. Traditionally made with chicken, this dish bursts with flavor and warmth. Our vegan adaptation, Frijoles Guitado, features Peruviana Heirloom Beans as the star ingredient. Head over to our recipe to discover the step-by-step guide to recreating this Puerto Rican classic with a plant-based twist.

Burlap & Barrel's Sazon and Adobo bring the essence of tradition and authenticity to your kitchen. By choosing these spices, you not only elevate your culinary creations but also support ethical and sustainable practices in the spice industry. Join us in celebrating the rich tapestry of flavors that Burlap & Barrel and Illyanna Maisonet bring to your table, and let the culinary journey begin!

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