Quatres Épices

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About 1/4 cup Easy
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Ingredients (4)

  • 2 tablespoons ground white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice or 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
Nutritional Information
  • Calories48
  • Fat1.63g
  • Saturated fat1.04g
  • Trans fat0.0g
  • Carbs8.57g
  • Fiber3.2g
  • Sugar0.19g
  • Protein1.17g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium4.31mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (2 servings) Powered by

Meaning “four spices” in French, quatres épices is a combination of white pepper with aromatic spices that dates back to prerevolutionary France. It is often used in charcuterie to season pâtés and terrines and is suited to rich meat dishes such as beef braised in red wine or venison stew.


  1. 1Combine 2 tablespoons ground white pepper, 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg, 2 teaspoons ground ginger, and 1 teaspoon ground allspice or 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves.
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