White pepper is a variety of pepper, also known as pepper corn. White pepper is essentially the seed of the plant after the fruit is removed. The flesh of the fruit softens and decomposes, which is further rubbed for getting the seed. The seed so obtained is dried and then used in the whole or […]Read more
Bay Leaf or Laurel Leaf are dried leaves or an evergreen shrub.Bay leaf refers to the aromatic leaves of several plants used in cooking.Bay leaves were used for flavoring by the ancient Greeks.It is a fixture in the cooking of many European cuisines as well as in the Americas. They are used in soups, stews, […]Read more
Cambodge is a tropical fruit commonly known as ‘Malabar Tamarind’ is a medium size evergreen dioecious tree with rounded crown and horizontal or drooping branches attaining a height of 18 mtrs.
The dried rind is used as a condiment for flavouring curries.
Vanilla, a member of the orchid family is a climbing monocot possessing a stout, succulent stem; short petioled, oblong leaves.Vanilla is one of the oldest and one of the most expensive spices as well as one of the most familiar, but you don’t hear a lot about it’s health benefits. That’s probably because it is […]Read more
The clove of commerce is the air-dried unopened flower bud obtained from evergreen medium sized tree .Cloves are the aromatic flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum. They are native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia, and are commonly used as a spice. The clove tree is an evergreen that grows […]Read more
Mint is a perennial herb with creeping root stalk and an erect stem.Mint is used for flavouring meat, fish, sauces, soups, stews, vinegar, tea, tobacco and cordials. The mint oil is used for the production of natural menthol, dementhalised oil is for flavouring mouth washes, tooth paste and pharmaceutical preparations.
Mustard is an annual herb cultivated as oil seed crop or as vegetable.The spice is widely used for its flavor and aroma in the food processing industry. Mustard oil is also used to cook lot of eatables and dishes.
The small fruit pods are pale brown and have an oval shape, but is more aromatic.Ajwain, ajowan or ajwan, also carom is an annual herb in the family Apiaceae.Both the leaves and the fruit pods (often mistakenly called seeds) of the plant are used for human consumption. The plant is also called bishop’s weed, but […]Read more
The “True Cinnamon” or Sri Lankan Cinnamon is the dried inner stem bark of Cinnamomum Verum.Cinnamon is a spice obtained from the inner bark of several trees from the genus Cinnamomum that is used in both sweet and savoury foods.Cinnamon bark is widely used as a spice.It is also used in many dessert recipes, such […]Read more
Fenugreek seed is the ripe fruit of an annual herb.Fenugreek is the small seed that is produced from the pod of a bean-like plant. Natural Fenugreek seeds are angular, yellowish brown in appearance and are very hard. Some other shapes in which these seeds come are oblong, rhombic or cubic. The seed is split by […]Read more