Mustard can be both used as a spice and as a condiment. this article includes information about the mustard plant, a brief history of mustard and other interesting background information on mustard. The mustard plant and its seeds. The mustard plant has vivid yellow flowers, each flower having four petals and generally flowers in early [...]
Posts about Herbs and Spices
Chilli powder is generally regarded as a spice. This article is about chilli peppers, the varieties, what they offer and other interesting chilli information.
This guide is a quick reference to herbs and spices beginning with the letter A. It includes what they taste like and the aroma they add to food dishes.
All you need to know about Asafetida, where it comes from, how asafetida is used in cooking and some of the dishes it’s used in.
What is Wattleseed Wattleseed is regarded as a spice that originates from Australia. Wattleseed is the harvested seed from some of Australia’s Acacia trees and shrubs which are collectively known by Australians as Wattles. There are just under a 1000 different varieties of Acacia that are native to Austrailia so it is impossible to give [...]
Basil the king of herbs. Basil’s popularity shows how dexterous this herb is. Every thing you want to know about Basil. From cooking with Basil to growing it.
Tamarind the spice. What it is and how it’s used. This article Tamarind the spice, describes what it is, where it comes from and how it can be used in the culinary sense. It also contains other background information on Tamarind. What is Tamarind? The spice Tamarind is the flesh or pulp found in the [...]