Are you sad that your fresh herb garden has such a short life span? Your beautiful aromatics can be preserved in a variety of different ways. This helpful guide will teach you everything you need to know on how to store all of your favorite herbs at the end of the gardening season and beyond. Read more now.
Mint is an aromatic herb used in various recipes, from jelly and roasted lamb to cocktails and ice cream. And while you are likely very familiar with peppermint candy canes and spearmint gum, more exciting flavors await your discovery. Read on to discover nine types of mint that are sure to make your taste buds tingle.
Looking for the best spice rack? One that will keep everything organized? Foodal’s got you covered, with reviews of the best models. Once you discover how to efficiently organize your seasonings, you’ll have a lot more fun cooking and baking instead of rummaging around the whole time. Check out all of the options now.
Do you think wasabi is just that green blob you’re too afraid to eat on your sushi plate? Think again! Wasabi is an extraordinary rare plant with a vibrant flavor and spicy punch. Learn exactly what it is, how to buy it, how to prep and store it at home, and how to use it in your own kitchen. Read more now.
Brimming with fruity notes and complemented by an undeniably citrusy character, Szechuan peppercorns may be small, but they bring big flavor to the table. Though these pods aren’t necessarily peppery, they pack a prickly punch. Read more now for all the facts behind these magically mouth-numbing pink berries.
When you’re looking to spice things up in a new way, homemade ras el hanout offers a memorable blend of flavors that adds depth to any meal. A warm, savory combo of fragrant cinnamon, smoky cumin, spicy ginger, and more, this authentic Moroccan medley of seasonings is wonderfully aromatic. Get the recipe now.
Want to take your favorite fresh herbs and create something with truly spectacular flavor? Make easy herb-infused olive oil at home. You can use it in salad dressings, pasta dishes, artisan breads, and so much more. It takes less time than you think, and you’ll have so much fun trying different combinations. Read more.
For sweet desserts or savory entrees, herbs and spices are crucial components to full-flavored dishes for the flavor nuances they provide – aroma, complexity, depth, warm spiciness, and cooling herbal notes. Our complete guide provides all the info you need to successfully use these culinary essentials.
With the arrival of the colder seasons, the warming combination of pumpkin spice (cinnamon, ginger, cloves, allspice, and nutmeg) is a welcome addition to meals and drinks alike. It’s great in baked goods like pies, muffins, pancakes and breads. And yes, it actually makes pumpkin taste better too! Read more about each spice, and learn how to make this easy mixture at home, on Foodal now!
Cinnamon adds its distinct flavor and fragrance to a wide array of foods. Sweetly spicy, it’s a natural with beverages, fruit, grains, nuts, proteins, and vegetables – a truly versatile ingredient. And did you know one variety is better for desserts? Find out now how to choose the best for sweet or savory dishes.
Bay leaves are used in several global cuisines because of their subtle, herbal flavor and their delicate, lightly floral fragrance. A must for slow cooking stews, soups, and braises, they’re also a natural in quicker dishes like fish, poultry, pasta, and risotto. Join us now for all the details on how to choose and use this tasty herb!