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15 essential spices for your kitchen

15 essential spices for your kitchen

Spices in the kitchen are like kissing in love, nourishing us, and are the essence pervading sense that revolutionizes our memories. A friend of mine says rather generally than about the kitchen, the more spices are used the more grateful is the dish itself. Without going so far, I am one of those to use Read more…

Oregano: A taste of Italian cuisine

Oregano: A taste of Italian cuisine

When we give our dishes a new and original touch, generally we use spices or condiments. Oregano is the aromatic herb that is mostly characterizes the Italian food and its use is expanding to the variety of food cultures around the world. Besides its use in cooking, oregano possess therapeutic properties, as used in the Read more…

Curry: The aroma of the East in your kitchen

Curry: The aroma of the East in your kitchen

Spices have become the star ingredient of our dishes. It is them that provide ‘special touch’ to meals and help us win the recognition of our guests. Many of them have come to our kitchens from other culinary cultures that have been around for centuries. This is the case of curry; it arrived from India Read more…

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

Herbs and Spice and Everything Nice

Since time immemorial herbs and spices have been a basic way to make taste of dishes more delightful and special. Over the time we discovered the benefits of using savory spices, for example, to prolong the food preservation, improve digestive processes and enhance its appearance, aroma and flavor. However, despite the positive value of using Read more…

Turn Up the Heat: Worldwide History of Spice [Infographic]

Turn Up the Heat: Worldwide History of Spice [Infographic]

They say that money makes the world go round. While that might just be true today, centuries ago, spices made the world go round. Spices used to be worth so much that people set about to conquer new territories in search for these flavor enhancers. Today, basic spices may not fetch so much in the Read more…

Ingredient Substitution Ideas for Foreign Fares

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If you decide to cook a meal that originates from another country, things can get tricky. Recipes sometimes call for ingredients you can’t find or never even heard of. Even if you know what it is, certain ingredients can be really difficult to come by in local grocery stores and markets. If this is the Read more…