Japanese Curry / Oaktown Spice Shop. 1/2 cup jar. 1.8 oz. Hand mixed from: turmeric, cumin, coriander, black pepper, cardamom, cloves, mace, Ceylon cinnamon, bay leaves, fenugreek, oregano, sage, Szechuan pepper and ginger.
Curry's intro to Japan was not from India but via the British Royal Navy in the 19th c. Curry enjoys a great popularity in Japan today. Make a roux with butter an flour, add powder and stock for a great sauce with potatoes, peas, carrots, onions, chicken and tofu.
Oaktown Spice Shop meticulously sources spices from around the world. They grind and mix all their spices and blends every week or two, making their products some of the freshest available. John Beaver and Erica Perez opened their Lake Merritt, Oakland shop in 2011 and have since opened a second location in Albany, CA.