Encyclopedia of Spices
The Encyclopedia of Spices & Herbs
If you love to cook and want to know all about your spices, you need to follow this essential guide to the flavours of the World.
This Encyclopedia of Spices & Herbs will allow you to find complete descriptions, history, Ayurvedic properties and cooking suggestions for your spices with links to recipes from my kitchen.
The Elementary Difference between Spices & Herbs
A spice is a seed, fruit, root, bark, or other plant substance primarily used for flavouring or colouring food. Spices are distinguished from herbs, which are the leaves, flowers, or stems of plants used for flavouring or as a garnish. Some spices are also used in medicine, religious rituals, cosmetics or perfume production.
These herbs and spices constitute an important of our consumption. They are agricultural commodities; many are traded globally and are indispensable for pharmaceuticals, flavouring foods and beverages, and in the perfumery and cosmetic industries.
This online Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs includes complete descriptions, histories, and cooking suggestions for ingredients from basic herbs to the most exotic seeds and chilies, as well as information on toasting spices, making teas, and infusing various oils and vinegars.
Also, read all about their botany, chemistry, functional & ayurvedic properties, medicinal uses & culinary uses of these everyday spices you use but don’t know much about in this Online Encyclopedia of Spices.