Joyce Chen Foods

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Healthy Asian products since 1958


Joyce Chen Foods

Asian Spices

Hard-to-find Asian Spices by Joyce Chen

Hard to find Asian spices
Cooks Illustrated Recommends Joyce Chen Sichuan Peppercorn - Nov/Dec Issue, 2014
In a taste test of Sichuan Peppercorns, Cooks Illustrated commented that Joyce Chen Sichuan Peppercorn, "... triggered a "very pronounced" tingling sensation that "packs a punch." It tasted the most like black peppercorns, with a "woodsy, clove-live" undertones." Our product is available online and in stores.

Did you know?
Chinese fermented black beans are made from soybeans.
Star Anise is from the magnolia family.
Sichuan Peppercorn is actually dried rinds from the Prickly Ash tree.
There is no standard blend for Chinese Five Spice.
Have you noticed how many recipes on the Food Channel and the Internet use hard-to-find Asian spices?

  • We have sourced high quality Asian spices, and offer them to you in round glass pinch jars with screw tops, for long-lasting freshness.
  • Our 1.75-ounce jar of fermented black beans, an aromatic mix of soybeans, orange, and spices, provides you enough to make almost a dozen recipes.
  • Generous amounts Star Anise, Chinese Five Spice, and Sichuan Peppercorn will help add to your culinary repertoire.
  • To help you along, each of our spice jars has a QR code on its label that links to YouTube videos of Joyce Chen recipes.