Chef crafted spice blends made with ingredients that are thoughtfully sourced. All spices are toasted, ground, and hand mixed in small batches by Chef Kristin Costa in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Pinch of Fancy has your back in the kitchen!

Our hand mixed small batch artisan spice blends make it easy to create flavorful, slightly fancy meals. Years in development by Chef Kristin Costa, they deliver bold exotic, depth of flavor with a single toss.

Pinch of Fancy is for you if:

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Frequently Asked Questions About Our Spice Blends!

Our Berbere spice blend is a perfect balance of heat and sweet. An Ethiopian spice blend that pairs well with any protein and is an excellent addition to marinades, soups, sauces, vegetables, legumes.

Ras El Hanout is a taste of Morocco. Sweet, savory, and earthy, this adds singular depth of flavor as a marinade or seasoning for lamb, chicken, seafood, couscous, rice and in tagines.


Barbeque Rub is an ideal flavor combination for all things barbeque. Perfect for beef, pork, chicken, and heartier fishes such as salmon or swordfish. Get that slow, smoked flavor in a fraction of the time.


Clients Love Our Spice Blends

The flavor profiles are thoughtfully blended and a time saver, with the reassurance of quality ingredients
Chef James Mercer

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"Amazing spice blends! Each one is unique and really steps up a dish to fantastic levels"
Jennifer Shelley
Owner of Shelley Food Development LLC
As someone who loves to cook and appreciates the art of flavor, I can confidently say that Pinch of Fancy is a gem. From the moment I opened their Berbere spice, I was transported by the vibrant aromas and rich colors that only top-quality spices can deliver.  

What sets Chef Kristin’s spices apart is not just their exceptional quality, but also the thoughtful blends she creates. Each spice blend is a harmonious symphony of flavors, meticulously balanced to elevate every dish they touch. Whether it's their aromatic Ariccia blend that adds depth to a simple stew or the zesty Chef’s Magic rub that turns grilled meats into a culinary masterpiece, every spice blend tells a story of passion and expertise.  

One of the things I appreciate most about Pinch of Fancy is her commitment to sourcing the finest ingredients. Knowing that her spices are ethically and sustainably sourced adds another layer of enjoyment to every meal I prepare with them.  

If you're looking to elevate your culinary adventures and add a sprinkle of magic to your cooking, I wholeheartedly recommend trying out Pinch of Fancy spice blends. Your taste buds will thank you, and you'll discover a new level of culinary inspiration with each sprinkle and dash.
Chef Stacy Cogswell
Hangry Kitchen Pawtucket, RI
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