Celebrity Recipes Plus Home & Garden generously shares with you few of the
so many widely used timeless spices worldwide.
Popularly called, laurel, which are commonly used in bouillon-making and
meat, fish, poultry and vegetable dishes. Bay
leaves, belonging to the laurel family, hot, herbaceous and spicy.
Used whole or ground for cookies, sweet pickles, candies and beverages.
A dried greenish-brown seed of an annual herb found in many temperate and
warm countries, Anise described to have a strong and licorice-like flavor.
For hot and spicy food lovers, this one’s for you: hot and strong ripe
dried pods of genus capsicum, called chili peppers. This is commonly used in
pickles, relishes, hot sauces and spiced dishes, beverages; or ground for
puddings and baked products.
Also known as rizome (underground stem) of a perennial tropical plant
possessing a warm and pungent flavor.
These are aromatic leaves used in most tomato dishes, pizzas, meat recipes,
omelets, soups and egg dishes.
Considered to be the most expensive among the spices, this is a dried stigma
of a bright yellow crocus like flower most commonly used for Oriental rice
dishes and baked products.
or Sweet Basil.
This is commonly used in tomato paste making, also in innumerable vegetable,
chicken and fish dishes. Also a popular main ingredient always present in pesto
sauce for pasta. Basil or sweet
basil belongs to the spicy herb of the mint family.