Fresh garlic can be roasted, fried or added to sauces and even eaten raw, so your replacement will need to be suitable for the cooking method. Choose from garlic paste, powder, flakes, oils and more or go allium free with cumin, asofoetida or ginger.
Good alternatives for peri peri include jalapenos, habanero and cayenne peppers. Or you could try ready made mixes of chili powder and paprika. You want to recreate the heat of piri piri without becoming overpowering and a mix of alternative peppers can be the right idea.
eplacements and alternatives. However remember that one of the beauties of garam masala is that it is ready made. So making up your own in bulk is useful as well! IN a pinch try some of these ideas.
In appearance caraway seed and fennel seed seem quite similar, elongated with ridges running lengthways from one end to the other. Both seeds belong to the same plant family and share an anise or licorice flavor. Caraway also has notes of nuttiness and an earthy sort of muskiness added that is missing from fennel
Cajun seasoning is made from salt, paprika, garlic, black and white pepper, onion powder, ground cumin, cayenne pepper and then oregano, thyme and any other suitable herbs you like to add. You can mix the paprika to use smoked, sweet or hot.
Good cinnamon substitutes include nutmeg, allspice, whole cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, pumpkin spice mix, mace, cloves or cinnamon sugar. Each of these substitutes has a different flavor and way to add value to the dish you are cooking.