Spices
A spice is a dried seed, fruit, root, bark, or vegetable substance primarily used for flavoring, coloring or preserving food. Sometimes a spice is used to hide other flavors.Spices are distinguished f...
Spices - Wikipedia
Chilli Eating Contest - Great Devon Chili Challenge
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Dry chili and rats
Please beware before using dry chili....wash carefully and soak it with hot water. Rat urine is the main cause of Leptospirosis and you should always be cautious. Don't buy Chilli powder as *NO*...
Top 5 Actually Proven Health Benefits of Celery (You Really Need to Know Today)
By simply eating more celery you can bring many positive changes in your body.
A Handy Guide To The (Many) Different Kinds Of Salt
What is salt, exactly? When we talk about edible salt that we consume, we’re talking about sodium chloride, or mineral mixes that are mostly sodium chloride. It’s one of the oldest and …
Why Are Hot Peppers Hot? And How Milk Helps
You have probably had the burning sensation of eating a jalapeno or other tear-inducing pepper. What causes this painful fire in your mouth? The short answer is capsaicin. But what exactly is capsaici...
Why All Diabetics Should Know About Turmeric
Many diabetics already know about the benefits of a low-glycemic diet, but why haven't they heard about turmeric, one of the world's most extensively researched anti-diabetic plants? A recent literat...
What is Black Garlic?
Black garlic is what you get when you heat whole garlic cloves at about 60ºC for around forty days in a relatively humid environment. The garlic turns black (or very dark brown) and becomes sweeter an...
Jacques Pépin: How to Chop Garlic
Jacques Pépin - Immaculate garlic technique...
There Will Be Spice
It doesn’t matter how many times you tell the cook to go easy on the hot peppers, anything you order in Chongqing is going to be mouth numbing and spicier than you’ve ever tasted before. It will be go...
The Best Way To Grow Garlic
Not only is it easy to grow, but it's also a beautiful addition to your garden. Here's our step-by-step guide.
Health benefits of eating spicy food - British Medical Journal
A new BMJ study reveals that eating spicy food is linked to living a longer life. According to research, people who consumed more spicy food were also at a lower risk of getting cancer and ischemic he...
How Whole Turmeric Heals The Damaged Brain
Turmeric is hands down one of the, if not the, most versatile healing spice in the world with over 600 experimentally confirmed health benefits, and an ancient history filled with deep reverence for i...
Amazing Ginger Detox Bath: Get Rid of radiation, heavy metals and other health harming poisons
Ginger is a miraculous spice has been used medicinally for thousands of years, and offers anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcer and antioxidant activities. It is also considered one of the best detoxifying he...
Turmeric Tomato Detox Soup
I am a big fan of the Mediterranean ingredients (olive oil, tomatoes, chickpeas), but I love to combine healthy ingredients from different gastronomies to obtain new ways of nourishing my body and hel...
Cardamom Coffee Recipe
One of my favorite morning rituals used to involve strolling with my dog down the block to the corner cafe. I'd sit outside on the front patio with my dog and a strong cup of coffee. I was particularl...
Anise
Anise /ˈænɪs/, Pimpinella anisum, also called aniseed, is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia. Its flavor has similarities with some...
Anise - Wikipedia
Ginger
Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant in the family Zingiberaceae whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a medicine. It is a herbaceous perennial which g...
Ginger - Wikipedia
Liquorice
Liquorice, or licorice, (/ˈlɪkᵊrɪʃ/ LIK-(ə-)rish or /ˈlɪkᵊrɪs/ LIK-(ə-)ris) is the root of Glycyrrhiza glabra from which a sweet flavour can be extracted. The liquorice plant is a legume native to sou...
Liquorice - Wikipedia
Pepper
Pepper or Peppers may refer to:
The genus Piper of the pepper family (Piperaceae), including for example:The genus Capsicum of the nightshade family (Solanaceae), including for example:The genus ...
Pepper - Wikipedia
Saffron
Saffron (pronounced /ˈsæfrən/ or /ˈsæfrɒn/) is a spice derived from the flower of Crocus sativus, commonly known as the saffron crocus. Crocus is a genus in the family Iridaceae. Saffron crocus grows ...
Saffron - Wikipedia
Shishito
Shishito pepper (獅子唐辛子, Shishitōgarashi) is a sweet, East Asian variety of the species Capsicum annuum.
The pepper is small and finger-long, slender, and thin-walled. Although it turns fro...
Shishito - Wikipedia
Pepper spray
Pepper spray, also known as OC spray (from "oleoresin capsicum"), OC gas, and capsicum spray, is a lachrymatory agent (a chemical compound that irritates the eyes to cause tears, pain, and temporary b...
Pepper spray - Wikipedia
Why All Diabetics Should Know About Turmeric
Many diabetics already know about the benefits of a low-glycemic diet, but why haven't they heard about turmeric, one of the world's most extensively researched anti-diabetic plants? A recent literat...
Vadouvan
Vadouvan (occasionally spelled Vaudouvan) is a ready-to-use blend of spices that is a French derivative of a masala known as vadavam, vadagam, or vadakam. It is an Indian curry blend with added aromat...
Njangsa
The term Njangsa refers to an oily seeds tree, Ricinodendron heudelotii, found in tropical West Africa. It is also known as Munguella (Angola), Essessang (Cameroon), Bofeko (Zaire), Wama (Ghana), Okhu...
Njangsa - Wikipedia
What is Black Garlic?
Black garlic is what you get when you heat whole garlic cloves at about 60ºC for around forty days in a relatively humid environment. The garlic turns black (or very dark brown) and becomes sweeter an...
Cachucha peppers
Aji Cachucha is a small mild pepper used in many traditional Caribbean dishes. It is also sometimes known (especially in Puerto Rico) as an Ajicito. The pods ripen from a light pale green to a yellow/...
Cachucha peppers - Wikipedia