Star anise is the seed pod from the fruit of the Illicium verum plant, an evergreen shrub native to Southwest China. … Both the seeds and the pod contain the sweet, potent anise flavor. Before it is used as a spice, it is dried, turning it a deep brown or rust color.
Cinnamon is the dried bark of various laurel trees in the cinnamomun family. One of the more common trees from which Cinnamon is derived is the cassia. Ground cinnamon is perhaps the most common baking spice. Cinnamon sticks are made from long pieces of bark that are rolled, pressed, and dried.
Cumin is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to a territory including the Middle East and stretching east to India. Its seeds – each one contained within a fruit, which is dried – are used in the cuisines of many cultures in both whole and ground form. Although cumin is thought to have uses in traditional medicine, there is no high-quality evidence that it is safe or effective as a therapeutic agent.
Chilli Whole (Lal Mirch) Chillies are one of the largest traded spices in the international market. Chillies are also known as Red Chillies, Capsicum, and Paprika depending on the species and variety. Chilli is mostly used in its powdered form in day-to-day cuisine.
Rosemary. Rosmarinus officinalis, commonly known as rosemary, is a woody, perennial herb with fragrant, evergreen, needle-like leaves and white, pink, purple, or blue flowers, native to the Mediterranean region. It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, which includes many other herbs.
Immature Cinnamon leaves are red before they mature to their bright green. They grow on smooth branches, and the tree is also known for its thick bark. Cinnamon leaves are often dried and have a lighter taste and aroma compared to cinnamon bark when used in teas or cooking.
Native to Africa and Asia, the Moringa Tree, or Moringa Oleifera to use its scientific name, is one of the most nutrient-rich plants in the world. Aduna Moringa Powder is made from naturally-dried moringa leaves. It has a delicious spinachy green flavour and is: 25% plant protein including all 9 essential amino acids.
Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated species in the genus Moringa, the only genus in the plant family Moringaceae. Common names include moringa, drumstick tree from the long, slender, triangular seed -pods horseradish tree and ben oil tree or benzoil tree.
Coriander, Coriandrum sativum, is an erect annual herb in the family Apiaceae. The leaves of the plant are variable in shape, broadly lobed at the base of the plant, and slender and feathery higher on the flowering stems. Coriander is an annual plant, surviving only one growing season and reaches up to 50 cm (19.7 in).
Lemongrass, Cymbopogon citratus, is a perennial grass in the family Poaceae grown for its fragrant leaves and stalks which are used as a flavoring. The grass grows in dense clumps and has several stiff stems and slender blade-like leaves which droop towards the tips.
cardamome cardamome verte ou cardamome aromatique, est une plante herbacée vivace à rhizome appartenant au genre Elettaria, de la famille des zingibéracées, originaire d’Asie du Sud-Est1. Elle fournit une épice qui porte le même nom.
On donne aussi le nom de cardamome à une autre épice, la cardamome brune dont les grains sont plus gros que ceux de la cardamome verte et possèdent un goût différent. Il existe également la cardamome médicinale et la cardamome en grappe. Cardamomes verte et brune peuvent être associées de manière complémentaire dans la cuisine indienne.
Black pepper is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning, known as a peppercorn. When fresh and fully mature, it is about 5 mm in diameter and dark red, and contains a single seed, like all drupes. Peppercorns and the ground pepper derived from them may be described simply as pepper, or more precisely as black pepper green pepper, and white pepper.