Jerome Said:Does anyone know where i can get achiote (annatto seed) near west hollywood?
We Answered:Have you ever gone to Penzy's Spices in Torrance. Not that far from you and they do carry Annatto seed :)
Los Angeles Area
21301 Hawthorne Blvd
Mon.-Fri.: 9:30AM - 5:30PM
Sat.: 9:30AM - 5:00PM
Sun.: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Gordon Said:Where can I find Achiote or Annatto in Cincinnati, OH?
We Answered:Try Jungle Jim's on RT4 in Fairfield. If anyone would have it, they would.
Ron Said:What is Saz n Goya without annatto?
We Answered:Sazon Goya without anatto is complete seasoning without
Annatto, sometimes called Roucou, is a derivative of the achiote trees of tropical regions of the Americas, used to produce a red food coloring and also as a flavoring. It scent is described as "slightly peppery with a hint of nutmeg" and flavor as "slightly sweet and peppery".
Anita Said:Where to buy annatto (or achiote) seeds in London?
We Answered:LOOK FOR IT AT GOOGLE FROM LONDON
LOOK FOR IT AT THE SUPERMARKET WHERE THEY HAVE INTERNATIONAL FOOD. OR IN SPACES. I BUY IT IN THE STATES AT WALMART.
LOOK ALSO FOR GOYA PRODUCTS.
Clayton Said:Where can I buy annatto seeds in Perth, Western Australia?
We Answered:try a mexican store or area in your market or the internet whole foods stores
other names Achiote, Achuete, Bija, Latkhan, Roucou, Lipstick Tree, Urucu, Natural Colour E1606. Botanical Name: (Bixa orellana)
Jack Said:how much annatto is consumed in a day?
We Answered:Average annual production of annatto seeds is in the range of 10,000 to 11,000 tonnes,
Nelson Said:Anyone have a recipe for a Spanish meat pie with dough colored by annatto or achiote?
We Answered:I think this is what you are looking for...
EMPANADAS con ACHIOTE
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 tsp achiote powder
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1 cup warm water
1 lb browned ground beef or cooked shredded chicken
1/2 medium onion, diced
1/2 green bell pepper, diced
3 garlic cloves, crushed
1/8 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/8 cup sliced green olives
1 pinch salt and pepper
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 (1 1/4 ounce) package sazon goya with coriander and annatto
1 cup vegetable oil (for frying)
combine all the dry ingredients in electric mixer, add all the wet ingredients. Mix for about 3 minutes until well combined. Dough will form.
Take it out and knead for about 3 minutes, let sit wrapped in plastic-wrap for another 15 minutes.
Divide into 12 pieces, then roll into 4 inch circles.
Brown ground beef (drain excess grease), or sautee shredded chicken in 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil. Add all the ingredients and cook for an additional 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Let cool.
Pre-heat the oil in a frying pan at about a medium temperature. Place about 2 tablespoons of the filling in the dough and seal the edges with a fork.
Fry for about 5 minutes on each side, then place on dish lined with paper-towels.