The spice cupboard is one of the best places to turn to when looking to add flavour to a dish. Here’s what everyone should keep on hand and why.
WHY BOTHER WITH HERBS AND SPICES?
Before I answer this, let me begin by saying that I have a major problem.
I’m a spice hoarder.
I have 68 spices in my collection, including spice blends, but excluding variations.
For example, I have two kinds of saffron in the spice cupboard: quality saffron and cheap saffron.
Why on earth do I have so many herbs and spices?
Well, for one, herbs and spices can add depth and flavour to a dish.
They bring excitement to the table and allow you to experiment with different flavours, letting you taste the world in your kitchen.
Fresh garlic and herbs are two of my favourite flavour enhancers, but in the cold months when I’m too frugal to spend money on fresh herbs?
I turn to the spice cupboard again and again.…