Achiote - substitute?

by dhchait 12 years ago

It seems this is used primarily for color, therefore I'd think I could sub either paprika or saffron, or leave it out completely. Am I right? Or does it in fact impart significant flavor?

Achiote paste - recado rojo

by pikeman 8 years ago

I followed a recipe to make this from scratch and could not get the anatto seeds ground finely enough. I was using a spice grinder and the seeds mostly flew around. I think I needed a mortar and pe...

Achiote - soooooo.. what?

by e_bone 5 years ago

Had some pollo asado pre-packaged from Trader Joe's last night (dinner for one). It was pretty tasty all in all so I was pleased and I noticed that it had that orange-ish glow to it like Tandoori c...

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