My sister visited India and brought back spices. We are all adventurous cooks. Depicted is nutmeg, tamarind, black cardamon, and fenugreek. I also have a friend in Fort Lauderdale that brought me Mexican products from her local market. I have used all but this guava paste. And coconut oil—well, I have heard it is good for popcorn—but why use it?
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