Spices: Culinary Magic
Spices are at the heart of every kitchen and add much depth and flavor to the dishes you prepare there. In essence, they are the jewels of your kitchen cupboard. Each herb or spice lends its own signature to whatever dish is prepared. The taste and smell make people feel good, adding a healthful boost to their body. In this post, I share the history and health properties of spices. I also talk about how you can bring more ritual into your culinary explorations. Enjoy a video I prepared showcasing 5 common kitchen herbs and spices and the folklore behind each one; and learn about Mirto, the jewel of Sardinia.