• Homemade harissa paste mixed from powder in a small bowl.

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  • Creamy homemade labneh cheese made from shop-bought Greek yoghurt.

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  • A slice of sourdough topped with glossy rose harissa tomatoes and labneh.

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  • A bowl of bright red sambal oelek next to a jar of shop-bought sambal oelek en fresh chillies.

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  • Whit miso paste shaped into a triangle in a small white bowl next to a tub of white miso paste.

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  • A bowl of ground cayenne pepper surrounded by dried peppers on a serving tray viewed from above.

    The Best Cayenne Pepper Substitute (+ Many Alternatives)

  • Aleppo pepper flakes in a white bowl surrounded by different types of chilli flakes that can be used as a substitute for Aleppo.

    The Best Aleppo Pepper Substitute (+ More Alternatives)

  • Jars of Dijon mustard and suitable substitutes arranged on a kitchen towel with small bowls of mustard seeds and mustard powder.

    Best Dijon Mustard Substitute (Recipe + Alternatives)

  • A bowl of harissa powder substitute (a simple ground spice blend) and a small teaspoon.

    Best Harissa Powder Substitute (+ More Alternatives)

  • Harissa paste made by rehydrating harissa powder with water and olive oil in a glass bowl surrounded by dried red chiles.

    The Best Harissa Substitute (+ More Alternatives)

  • A bowl of harissa powder with a small spoon surrounded by dried chilies and spices.

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  • Madras curry powder in a small ceramic bowl with an ornate teaspoon surrounded by curry powder ingredients.

    Madras Curry Powder (Easy Recipe + Best Substitutes)

  • Homemade curry powder in a small bowl with a serving spoon surrounded by ingredients such as turmeric, coriander, cumin, chillies, black pepper and dried curry leaf.

    The 10 Best Curry Powder Substitutes (+ the Worst)

  • Garam masala in a bowl surrounded by whole spices.

    The Best Garam Masala Substitute (+ Recipe and More)

  • A falafel plate with crispy Israeli falafel, creamy hummus, tahini sauce, pita bread and fresh salad.

    What to Serve With Falafel (the Best Sides & Sauces)

  • A ceramic bowl with fluffy Jasmine rice (long-grain rice) in front of an Instant Pot pressure cooker.

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  • A close-up of a tablespoon of dried lemon zest on a linen background.

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  • Top down close-up of a ceramic bowl with preserved lemon substitute and a gold spoon.

    Best Preserved Lemon Substitute (+ Alternatives)

  • A small white ceramic bowl with oven dried parsley.

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  • A close-up view of an uramaki sushi roll filled with avocado and cucumber, sprinkled with sesame seeds.

    How to Roll Inside-Out Sushi Rolls (Uramaki)

  • Homemade Italian seasoning in a white bowl with golden teaspoon viewed from above.

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  • Sushi rice in a dark brown Japanese ceramic bowl on a bamboo mat with wooden chopsticks.

    How to Cook Sushi Rice (Easy Stovetop Recipe)

  • A pair of wooden chopsticks picking up a cluster of sticky sushi rice from a ceramic Japanese bowl with an instant pot visible in the background.

    Instant Pot Sushi Rice (Medium or Short-Grain Rice)

  • Close-up of a homemade tajin seasoning substitute with a bottle of Tajín Clásico Seasoning in the background.

    The Best Tajin Seasoning Substitute (+ alternatives)

  • Defrosted guacamole loaded with tomatoes, green onions, cilantro and topped with tajin seasoning in a small bowl viewed from above.

    How to Freeze Guacamole (+ Best Loaded Guac Recipe)

  • Light coloured tahini paste in a small glass bowl with darker sesame paste in the background.

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  • Close-up of a bowl of creamy guacamole without onions with a tortilla chip and sliced lime in the background.

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  • Top down view of a bowl of basil pesto surrounded by basil leaves with a slice of toasted sourdough in the upper left corner.

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  • Instant pot steamed broccoli on a white plate with gold serving spoons viewed from above. A squeezed lemon is visible in the upper right corner.

    Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli: Perfect Every Time

  • Homemade Chinese five-spice substitute with Chinese cinnamon, star anise pods, fennel seeds, Sichuan peppercorns and cloves. The five-spice powder is in a small bowl surrounded by spices.

    The Best Chinese Five-Spice Substitute (+ the Worst)

  • Portrait top down view of a ceramic bowl with steamed frozen broccoli with sesame seeds, as well as a bowl with sautéed broccoli.

    How to Cook Frozen Broccoli (3 Ways)

  • Cooked barley in a ceramic bowl on a concrete surface with a fork in the background.

    How to Cook Barley (Instant Pot + Stovetop)

  • Blanched medium-diced carrots on a parchment lined sheet pan.

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  • Frozen broccoli florets in a freezer bag.

    The Best Way to Freeze Broccoli

  • Hoisin sauce vs oyster sauce in small glass bowls with bottles in the background.

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  • Close-up of homemade Old Bay Seasoning substitute on a gold teaspoon with a bowl of Old Bay in the background.

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  • A top-down view of Korean chilli flakes (gochugaru) surrounded by different substitutes, including paprika, dried chillies, red pepper flakes and Kashmiri chilli powder.

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  • Homemade gochujang substitute in a white bowl with gold spoon viewed from above.

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  • Celery salt substitute made from ground celery seeds and salt in a glass bowl with a golden spoon.

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  • Homemade sweet soy sauce substitute (Indonesian kecap manis) drizzling from a teaspoon into a soy sauce pourer.

    Sweet Soy Sauce Substitute (Kecap Manis)