These seven warming spices are fragrant additions to winter meals. They not only give the dish nutrients and adds a pleasant flavor to a variety of savoury and sweet products.
Essential oils are extracted from spices by rubbing, grinding and crushing. You should regularly check the shelf life of spices and herbs, or to acquire useful spices with a long shelf life.
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Properties these spices
It is proved that horseradish contains glucosinolates, which appear to contribute to the prevention of serious diseases. Horseradish can be used to add spice to sauces and soups and as seasoning for grilled vegetables.
Ginger has a sweet notes and spicy warmth. You can add it to dishes of Asian, Indian, middle Eastern and Caribbean cuisine.
Cayenne pepper will spice up any dish. You can add it to marinades, soups, sauces, hot spices, mixtures of spices or even desserts. Cayenne pepper goes well with other warming spices.
Cardamom is produced in the form of fruits, seeds and in ground form. It has a warm sweet taste. This spice is used in dishes of lentils and rice and add the aroma of carrots, sweet potato and pumpkin.
Garlic is a favorite ingredient found in many dishes, including soups, braised dishes, casseroles, stir fry and many others.
Black pepper is used for food more than 4,000 years and is added to many everyday dishes.
Cinnamon has a rich sweet taste and gives the dish a “cozy” scent. It is often used in desserts, and many savory dishes become more delicious by adding cinnamon.
This article was written by staff writer iHerb.