Category : Μπαχαρικά - Βότανα - Τσάϊ

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STARANISE

Staranise is the fruit of Illicium Verum an evergreen tree native to the area of southwest China. Its taste is similar to anise and is mostly used in Chinese cuisine.Apart from its lovely taste, staranise has become especially popular because of it...

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PEPPER MIX

This colorful mix is great feast for the eye and it becomes even more impressive the moment it is ground in spice mills on almost every dish. It’s so fragrant, you hardly resist eating it.Although the black, the green and the white peppercorns come f...

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RED CHILLY PEPPERS

These hot chilly peppers have been part of cuisines in Mexico, India and Africa for centuries, but today, with their flavor, they have gained millions of people all over the world.They give spiciness to marinades, curry, sauces and they can be applie...

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PEPPERCORN GREEN

Green peppercorns come from the same vine as black but are collected earlier in time, when they are still unripe, that’s why they keep their green color.Green pepper has a distinguished aroma and can be used whole in coarsely ground. Many times, the...

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PEPPERCORN BLACK

Probably the world’s most traded little fruit, black peppercorn whole or  black pepper ground has been used for centuries for its unique flavor. It grows in clusters like grapes and is left to mature to give its full taste and black color.Green peppe...

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PAPRIKA

Its beautiful red color makes it one of the most spectacular spices. Paprika comes from the dried red peppers after they are ground and keeps all the flavor when fresh.Its flavor might be sweet, mild or hot, depending on the peppers the paprika comes...

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OREGANO

Oregano (Origanum vulgare) is a perennial member of the mint family, that is native to the Mediterranean region, especially to Greece. The most famous Greek plant makes its appearance in late Spring, when it begins to bloom giving its characteristic...

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NUTMEG POWDER

Nutmeg is the seed of the fruit of the tree Myristica Fragrans. The dried seed is  ground to give the fragrant spice we use.It is used to flavor many kinds of baked goods, sweets, fruit cakes, potatoes, meats, sausages, sauces, vegetables, and bevera...

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MUSTARD SEEDS

These little seeds might be yellow in color and come from the plant Sinapis Alba. When they are black, they come from Brassica Nigra plant and are more intense in taste.They are a very important spice, mostly because when soaked in water, vinegar or...

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GINGER POWDER

The root of Zingiber officinale is ground to produce ginger powder, a spice used both for culinary and medicinal purposes.When cooking, ginger powder pairs with allspice, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, fennel seed, garlic, parsley, sesame seed,...

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FENNEL SEEDS

Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare) is a hardy perennial herb with a characteristic anise taste and licorice scent. Its blue green seeds are oblong, slightly flattened and wrinkled.Fennel seeds are pleasant to taste, lending a warm, spicy-sweet aroma and fla...

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CURRY POWDER

Curry is the most famous seasoning originating from India where one can find different recipes in each area. It is delicious and suitable for marinades, soups, meat, potatoes, rice, pop corn.Curry consists of many spices like turmeric, ginger, pepper...

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CUMIN SEEDS

The seeds have been used in the Mediterranean cooking since ancient times. They are oblong in shape with brown color and can be purchased both as whole seeds or powdered.Their complex flavor has made it a component of almost all seasonings. Cumin is...

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CORIANDER

Coriander (Coriandrum sativum), is the seeds of an aromatic plant cultivated in Asia, Latin America and the Mediterranean.The leaves of the plant are used fresh but the seeds are left to dry to develop a different fruity taste.It is the ingredient of...

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CLOVES

The flower buds of Syzygium aromaticum are cut and dried just in time so as to keep their fragrance.The plantations are in Madagascar, India, Indonesia, Tanzania but the little brown buds, once dried, they travel all over the world to flavor stews, m...