Smells and Momentum

Spices Part 3: Roots and Bark

Today we’re talking about roots and bark, which just happen to be the last two spices on your list of basic seasonings. CINNAMON: If you’ve never encountered cinnamon you should call child services and have them dropkick your parents for negligence because it’s likely you’ve never eaten a dessert of any kind and that’s just not right. I don’t need… Continue reading Spices Part 3: Roots and Bark

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Spices Part 2: Berries and Flowers

Our next group of spices are the berries and flowers; from our six essential spices we have one of each (notice a trend yet?), black peppercorns and cloves. BLACK PEPPERCORNS: Black pepper is the dried fruit (technically a drupe and not a berry but whatever) of a vine native to South and Southeast Asia. The most prolific pepper… Continue reading Spices Part 2: Berries and Flowers