Achiote paste 100 g
smell: slightly peppery with a hint of nutmeg and flavor is slightly nutty, sweet and peppery
Achiote is the main ingredient to prepare Traditional Mexican dishes such as Achiote Chicken or Cochinita Pibil, the spicy pork dish, so popular in Mexico, or tomarinate meat for the world famous Tacos Al Pastor.
It is also a key ingredient in the drink tascalate from Chiapas, Mexico.
Other people use a hint of achiote to colour (yellow) other dishes such as tamales or sauces.