Cook with spices

Cook with spices

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Using green cardamom pods in cooking is one of the easiest ways to lift flavours...

Poppy seeds are used in many cultural cuisine of the world. White poppy seeds is a common ingredient in Indian cooking. You will find poppy seeds in grey, blue, black and even dark brown in colour. More on the uses of poppy seeds for cooking in this post.

Packed with antioxidants, nigella seeds or black seeds is one of the oldest spices known to mankind. It is so easy to add them into your food. Read on to find how to use black seeds and gain from the many benefits.

Spice Lists 

Have you noticed how the warming smell of particular winter spices such as cinnamon, cloves...

There is a list of the best 18 fall spices to brighten up your dishes every Autumn.

Cooking with mace is centuries old.Here are few ideas on how to add aromatic floral mace in different ways to dishes. 

Maximise Flavour 

There are different types of cardamoms, each with their own unique characteristic flavour and cooking uses. This post clarifies the difference between Green VS Black cardamom so that you can use them correctly when cooking. 

Curry powder VS Garam Masala, two different Indian spice blends used for different purposes. If you are confused about what they are or use them as a substitute for the other, then its time to stop and use Garam Masala and Curry powder correctly in a dish. 

A comprehensive guide that unravels the difference between Curry leaves vs Bay leaves , their difference and uses.

Tips & Fixes 

Have you noticed how the warming smell of particular winter spices such as cinnamon, cloves...

Indian cooking has the reputation of being exciting, intriguing and for some overwhelming at the...

Eating vegetables need not be boring and bland! Adding any of these listed seasonings for...

Spice Substitutes 

Not a typical spice finding and cooking with asafoedita may pose a challenge. Here is a list of top 7 best asafoetida substitutes that you can easily use in a dish. 

A list of  10 easy to find fresh curry leaves substitute that will help replicate and replace curry leaves flavour in an Indian dish. 

Fenugreek leaves is a herb that may not be readily available everywhere. Here are some best substitute for dried fenugreek leaves to use. 

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