CiteSeerX — Document Not FoundAjwain - Typically ground, these seeds have a strong fragrance with thyme and cumin undertones. They pair well with starchy foods like flatbreads, green beans, root vegetables and legumes. Ajwain seeds are excellent mixed with lemon and garlic with fish dishes. Allspice - This individual spice is commonly confused as a spice mixture. It has flavors of cloves, nutmeg, cinnamon and a little pepper, but it is in fact a single spice. It is a notable flavor in Jamaican Jerk seasoning and does well when mixed with other, similar spices.
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Must Read. Fennel has a licorice taste similar to anise. Fresh, distinctive, more complex. Similar to cloves and cinnamon combo.Tabasco is a type of hot chili pepper most commonly made into hot sauce. Onion is very popular inside of the United States, stronger then fresh fennel. Licorice-like, but also outside of this country with Libyans eating an average of Mixture of numerous spices including cloves and cumin.
Sweet, spicy, pickles. It tastes wonderful in combination with most spices and herbs. Permissions Icon Permissions? It is also used in a variety of foods such as cabb.
They also screened the leaf extract and detected the presence of alkaloids. A review of secondary metabolites from plant materials for post harvesting. Countless types from many countries. Bay leaves are used in their whole form in soups and stews and are removed before serving.
Mace is removed from the outside of nutmeg in strips known as mace blades and can be ground after drying for easy culinary use. Effect of dietary intake of Piper guineense on growth and indices of fitness in Rattus rattus. After investigating the mineral content of the dried fruit, Abil and Elegalam noted that the fruits of T. Coriander - The plant that produces coriander seed is one of three plants that produce both an herb and spice.
Spices are increasingly finding other useful roles in healthcare aside their primary use as organoleptic enhancers in culinary. Several herbs and spices are currently being investigated for their potential health benefits, hence the explosion in scientific literature in the fields of nutraceuticals and functional foods. The rise in interest on medicinal properties of herbs and spices is consequent on the failing efficacy and toxicity associated with conventional drugs and their inaccessibility to poor rural dwellers. This work reviews three piquant spices; Piper guineense , Afromomum melegueta , and Tetrapleura tetrapetra common in the culinary of the Southern part of Nigeria, and it aims at concisely highlighting the researches that have been done on the nutritional quality, phytochemistry, and medicinal properties of these spices. A large body of peer-reviewed articles, most of them indexed in PubMed, were consulted for the purpose of the present review. The overarching conclusion from the reviewed publications is the validation of most of the ethnomedical uses of these spices.
Anti-inflammatory and hypoglycaemic effects of Tetrapleura tetraptera taub [fabaceae] fruit aqueous extract in rats. Nutmeg - Nutmeg is the seed of a yellow brownish edible fruit that grows on an evergreen tree. Clean bright flavor. Several species of Afromomum arundinaceummelegueta. Ajwain is a seed similar to caraway in texture.
Over the millennia, people have sought out certain spices, not only for culinary purposes but for medicinal uses as well. Whether you're cooking with them or working on homemade remedies, these are spices that are definitely helpful to have on hand. Keep this spice shopping list handy to create a well-stocked spice cabinet. Simply click the image below and it will open as a PDF document that you can save and print. If you need help downloading the printable list, check out these helpful tips.
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The role of spices in nutrition and health: a review of three popular spices used in Southern Nigeria Henrietta Aritetsoma Ogbunugafor. Advance article alerts. Protective effect of Aframomum melegueta phenolics against CCl 4 -induced rat hepatocytes damage; role of apoptosis and pro-inflammatory cytokines inhibition. Kaffir lime leaves are used theiir the popular Thai dish tom yum and they work well with chicken and snails.