Spices and herbs, also called seasoning, are an important part of cooking, if not the most important. They can transform an ordinary tasting dish into an incredibly delicious dish.
All spices originate from plants. Some are used entirely but some plants have specific parts that are used, like the flowers, roots, barks, leaves, stems and seeds.
Making spice mixes at home is a lot cheaper than buying them in the store, especially when you buy large quantities of them. Just buy a big bag or container of each individual spice and start mixing them at home.
Store them in jars and you won’t have to buy any spices for years to come. And with the variety of these spice mixes you’ll be able to use them for anything and make everything so much more delicious!
Some spices like garlic and cinnamon don’t only improve the taste of the dishes but also help in preserving due to their ability to limit bacterial growth.
Lots of spices, like turmeric, ginger, garlic, cloves and many more are also very healthy, they contain antioxidants and various other nutrients depending on the spice and herb. They can possess anti-cancer, anti-inflammatory, and immune-boosting properties.
All the recipes in this book are dry spice mixes only and have been categorized according to the region where these spice mixes originated. You’ll find spice blends from all over the world, including spice mixes for desserts. So go stock up on some spices and get ready to taste an amazing array of new flavors in your home cooking.