Wine and Walnuts

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Merquén: Mystery Spice with a Deep, Rich Flavor

Kimberly Houston | November 27, 2010

If you’ve been following this blog recently, you’ll know I recently wrote about making beef empanadas, a recipe in which I used an indigenous spice from Chile called Merquén.
Sophisticated cooks and foodies out there may have heard of this spice mixture, but I had not. So I decided to do a little background research . [...]