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Tamarind
Posted 09-09-2015 in Spices and Herbs
Tamarind
Tamarind is a tart fruit used as a spice and souring agent. The fruit is shaped like a long bean, inside which is a sour pulp containing many seeds. The pulp…
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How To - Add Herbs & Spices to Food
Posted 09-12-2013 in KnowledgeBase
How To - Add Herbs & Spices to Food
With a few exceptions, use herbs and spices sparingly, to enhance and accent other flavours rather than dominate them. For starters, try ½ teaspoon…
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Szechuan Peppercorns
Posted 19-04-2011 in Spices and Herbs
Szechuan Peppercorns
Szechuan peppercorns are the dried husks that surround the seeds of the Chinese prickly ash tree (Zanthoxylum simulans). Usually reddish brown, the fruits…
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Horseradish
Posted 15-11-2009 in Spices and Herbs
Horseradish
Horseradish is a long, rough, tapering root, not unlike a parsnip, with rings, and tiny roots sprouting from the main root. Horseradish is sold fresh, but…
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Dill
Posted 14-11-2009 in Spices and Herbs
Dill
Dill has a sweet and aromatic bouquet; the taste has a hint of caraway and is slightly, but by no means unpleasantly, bitter. Indian or Japanese dill is…
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Garlic
Posted 14-11-2009 in Spices and Herbs
Garlic
Garlic is indispensable in many cuisines. Before preparation, a whole clove has only a mild bouquet; it is only marginally stronger when sliced, but it has…
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Vanilla Bean
Posted 05-11-2009 in Spices and Herbs
Vanilla Bean
Vanilla (Vanilla planifolia) is the only orchid that produces edible fruit, in the form of long thin pods. Native to Central America, vanilla has a long…
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Turmeric
Posted 05-11-2009 in Spices and Herbs
Turmeric
Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a rhizome (swollen underground root) that's brilliant golden orange inside with orange-tinged tan skin. In South Africa ground…
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Aniseed
Posted 03-11-2009 in Spices and Herbs
Aniseed
Aniseed (also anìs (stressed on the second syllable) and anise) has small sage green to yellow ochre crescent-shaped seeds similar to caraway in appearance…
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Cayenne Pepper
Posted 03-11-2009 in Spices and Herbs
Cayenne Pepper
Cayenne pepper is a finely ground powder prepared from the seeds and pods of various types of chilli. As most powders are blends, the names of the varieties used are…
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Allspice
Posted 03-11-2009 in Spices and Herbs
Allspice
Allspice takes its name from its aroma, which smells like a combination of spices, especially cinnamon, cloves, ginger, and nutmeg, hence the name…
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Masala
Posted 19-10-2009 in Condiment and Relish Recipes
Masala
Masala is a fragrant blend of spices used in curries, breyanis, atjars and many other savoury dishes. There are many different varieties of masala…
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Curry Powder
Posted 19-10-2009 in Condiment and Relish Recipes
Curry Powder
The curry powder most familiar to Westerners is generally a mix of various spices. Curry powder may be most associated with Indian cuisine, but it also…
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