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Filé Powder

Filé Powder is dried and ground Sassafras bark. Has a minty-anise-musty flavor and is used to thicken and flavor to soups and stews.

Alternative Names

Gumbo Filé

Categories

Seasoning/ Flavoring, Spice, Thickener

Origin

New Orleans

Flavor

Anise, Aromatic, Minty, Musty

Texture

Dry, Woody

Prep Methods

Finishing

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