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Mint
Posted 14-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Mint
There are many types of mint including, spearmint, peppermint, apple mint, water mint, horsemint, pineapple mint, and orange mint. Apart from peppermint…
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Marjoram
Posted 13-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Marjoram
Marjoram (Majorana hortensis) is a sweeter, milder cousin of oregano (wild marjoram), with small, velvety, grayish green, rounded leaves. Marjoram is native…
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Liquorice
Posted 13-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Liquorice
Liquorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra) is used for its root and the juice extracted from it; both have a powerful aroma reminiscent of anise or fennel but…
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Lemongrass
Posted 13-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Lemongrass
Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citrates), a grass that resembles pale, tender bamboo, is used for its lemony aroma. Native to India and Sri Lanka and thriving in…
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Kaffir Lime Leaves
Posted 13-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Kaffir Lime Leaves
Kaffir lime leaves (Citrus hystrix) are the highly perfumed leaves of a Southeast Asian citrus fruit that’s not actually a true lime. The glossy, dark…
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How To - Ginger and Garlic Paste
Posted 13-04-2011 in KnowledgeBase
How To - Ginger and Garlic Paste
Ginger and garlic paste is called for in a variety of recipes and is easy to make. All you need to do is chop ginger and garlic into fine pieces and…
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Fenugreek
Posted 12-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Fenugreek
Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum) has small, roughly angular, brownish yellow seeds. The seeds have a bitter yet pleasing flavour and potent aroma…
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Fennel Seeds
Posted 12-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Fennel Seeds
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) has tiny, light green, curved fruits (commonly called seeds) with a sweetly refreshing liquorice-anise flavour. Fennel seed is…
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Cumin
Posted 12-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Cumin
Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) has small, curved, khaki-coloured fruits (commonly called seeds) with a warm, earthy, lingering aroma and pleasingly bitter, pungent…
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Cloves
Posted 12-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Cloves
Clove (Syzyium aromaticum) is a dried, unopened flower bud that resembles a small, dark, reddish brown, round-headed nail—the source of its name in many…
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