Gumbo File 4.25 oz

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SKU:
ZGF
UPC:
842441165838
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$17.49

Description

Gumbo file is a seasoning made from the ground, dried leaves of the sassafras tree. This seasoning is an integral part of Creole cooking used to flavor and thicken gumbos and other Creole dishes. Gumbo file has a woodsy flavor reminiscent of root beer. File powder is said to have first been used by the Choctaw Indians from the Louisiana Bayou country. Gumbo is the Creole mainstay of New Orleans cuisine. It is a thick, stew like dish that can have any of many ingredients such as okra, tomatoes, and onions. A gumbo can have various mixtures of different types of meats or shellfish such as chicken, sausage, ham, shrimp, crab or oysters. The one ingredient that all gumbos begin with is the unmistakable dark roux. Gumbo file is used to thicken this essential dark roux and gives it the distinctive flavor. Net weight: 4.25 oz. Ingredients: Ground young and tender sassafras leaves
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INGREDIENTS:
Ground young and tender sassafras leaves
MSDS:
SPEC:
GLUTEN FREE:
No
KOSHER:
No
ORGANIC:
No
ALCOHOL FREE:
No
MADE IN USA:
Yes
PG FREE:
No
FLAVOR:
Gumbo File
FORM:
Powder
TYPE:
American
SUGGESTED USES:
Cooking
NON_GMO:
-
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3 Reviews

  • 4

    Good flavor good amount

    Posted by Meghann on Jan 22nd 2013

    We were really happy with the flavor and amount of this product. We were also really happy to find it! Id never used it before and thought it added a lot to the flavor of the gumbo. Will definitely buy again when we run out.

  • 4

    Wonderful smell

    Posted by Michael on Dec 6th 2012

    Great price and value. Will be enjoying this file in gumbo.

  • 4

    Gumbo File 4.25 oz

    Posted by Bonnie on Aug 2nd 2011

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