Herbs and Spices – A Guide
Learn how to add flavour to your meals
Herbs and Spices add layers of flavor, aroma and colors to the food. A good mix of the right spices can take even the most bland food to a completely different level of deliciousness. All you need to know is how each herb and spice will blend with the food you are cooking. Like, sweet and earthy spices like cinnamon, cloves and allspice team up very well with fruits like apples and bitter spices like turmeric and bay-leaf make vegetables like cauliflower and potatoes tasty. Earthy herbs like Rosemary, Thyme and Oregano are used in small quantities and make pastas and Risottos taste extremely delicious.
Here’s a pictorial guide to the herbs and spices, their flavors and the food they go with. Try and blend these in your recipes now and cook food that is finger licking good!
Read the complete article here : http://www.cooksmarts.com/cs-blog/2014/09/ultimate-infographic-guide-spices/
Some delicious recipes that use these herbs and spices
I run my own software company, SANIsoft as it’s CEO. After long hours at work, I find cooking incredibly therapeutic. After all, there is nothing more relaxing than cooking up a meal to soothe the body, mind and Soul.
The idea for Swati’s Kitchen came about one day as I was chronicling one of my recipes for a dear friend. So here you will see my recipes and tips and tricks for making easy, rewarding and mouthwatering delights.