Spices and Herbs – Can’t live without them

Was planning to write about medicinal spices and loved this post from a fellow food lover in Romania. Thanks Gabi!

Cooking without Limits

GAB_3326_res Cardamom

My kitchen magic is in using spices and herbs.

Herbs and spices bring food to life. With a bit of experimentation, you can reach a bliss point of taste and aroma that will take ordinary dishes to a whole new level. Spices have also been known to improve health and well-being. They are good for both body and soul.

Building your spice collection is a life-long process: it is certainly not something you should try to do in one day.

GAB_3834_res_mix Spices

Here is a list of my favorite spices and herbs:

Cardamom – This warm, aromatic spice is widely used in Indian cuisine. It’s also great in baked goods when used in combination with spices like clove and cinnamon.

Cayenne Pepper – Made from dried and ground red chili peppers. Adds a sweet heat to soups, braises, and spice mixes.

Cinnamon – Found in almost every world cuisine, cinnamon serves…

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