Archive for the ‘Cooking Spices’ Category

Herbs and spices go back a long way. They have always been in demand and we still use them on a daily basis. For example, sage is used in a variety of different ways in cooking. It is used with the Turkey to make the best Thanksgiving meal. It is often used with chicken. It

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Garlic powder just as the name suggests is dehydrated or dried garlic. The garlic bulb is put through a process and when this process is complete the end product is a powder. Garlic on its own is a species of the well known onion and is closely related to the red onion, leek, chive and

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Black pepper – Piper nigrum, regarded as the king of all spices, is probably the oldest and also the most in-demand spice all over the world. It belongs to perennial family, twining and climbing vine native to the region of Indian Malabar Coast. This fiercely pungent seasoning is formed from its dried berries. History In

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Chili peppers, which are used to create Chili Powder, originated in the Americas after Columbus made his voyage (Columbian Exchange), and the peppers have been used in many dishes for cooking, as well as being used as a medicinal herb. History Chili peppers (used to make Chili Powder), have been part of the diet since

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