I’ll begin by saying that I have been following the local Cochrane business QSpice on Instagram for awhile now, and I have always been intrigued by their drool-worthy food photos. Enough so, that I will also admit to making a few of Tammy’s recipes from the cookery without the QSpice. But when I did decide to order some QSpice, I was so happy I did!

Sweet . Salty . Sour . Bitter . Umami .
One spice fits all!

Umami (/uˈmɑːmi/), or savoury taste, is one of the five basic tastes (together with sweetness, sourness, bitterness, and saltiness) and includes characteristics of broths and cooked meats.

When you first open the Qspice packet, your nostrils are instantly met with an earthy aroma, with elements of fragrant herbs and a tangy-sweet undertone. So far on our Qspice food endeavours, we have made a Qspice seasoned ground sausage tomato sauce with pasta (our own recipe), Haldi Popcorn, lean ground beef burgers, the Signature Vinaigrette (see video above) and the Capped Salmon.


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Qspice Capped Salmon
(as altered by Urban Casual)

3 tbsp mayonnaise
1 tbsp Qspice
1/2 tsp 40 Below Mustard Sauce
1/2 tsp crushed garlic
1/4 tsp lemon zest
dab Sriracha
4 – 5oz Salmon Fillets

Mix all ingredients together and spread evenly over top the salmon fillets.

Bake on a parchment lined sheet at 425F for about 10-12mins depending on thickness. 

Broil for 2 minutes more.




I was a little skeptical at first about calling Qspice the one-spice-fits-all, but it really is proving to be just that!

With barbeque season underway, we’d like to give you the chance to try Qspice too! We’re pretty sure that you’re going to love this all-in-one spice as much as we do, so we have 5 – 70g envelopes to give away courtesy of Qspice!

All you have to do is be over the age of 18 AND reside in Cochrane, Alberta to enter. Follow the rules of the Rafflecopter below and GOOD LUCK!

Giveaway ends June 13th, 2018 at 12:01am MST.


a Rafflecopter giveaway

Qspice Jars can be purchased at the local Cochrane Save-On store or
the Kitchen Boutique. If you’d like the 70g envelope size,
order directly online at Qspice.ca


Disclaimer: While Qspice graciously provided the 5 – 70g envelopes to give away,
 the review and all opinions expressed belong to UrbanCasual.ca.

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