Also Known As: Annato, Achiote or Roucou
Origin: Ivory Coast/Peru
Ingredients: Annatto Powder
Taste and Aroma: Sweet, peppery and a trace of nutmeg.
Uses: Food coloring, cheese, butter, fish, chicken and rice.
Substitutes: Annatto Seeds, Hibiscus Powder, Paprika, Beet Powder, Turmeric or Nutmeg.
Fun Fact: Annatto has been used for a wide array of uses such as body paint, war paint and lipstick.