This sweet mix of spices is based on Bartolomeo Scappi’s 1570 cook book: Opera dell'arte del Cucinare. It is his spetie communi, or common spices, which were used in a multitude of sweet & savoury dishes, such as for trout & octopus, as well as sweet dishes. It is particularly delicious on apples or ice cream, but can also be used on savoury dishes such as grilled chicken.
1570 Spice Mix
Cinnamon, Cloves, Ginger, Mace, Sugar, Grains of Paradise, Saffron.