Monday, December 18, 2017

Arm Your Spice Cabinet!

Filed under Herbs, Nutrition

History of Nutmeg: Nutmeg is an evergreen tree indigenous to the Banda Islands in the Moluccas of Indonesia. This was the world’s only source of nutmeg until the mid 19th century.

Arm Your Spice Cabinet: Cinnamon

Latin name: Cinnamomum cassia (common ‘cinnamon’ in North America), Cinnamomum verum, Cinnamomum zeylanicum (true cinnamon, used medicinally)

Ginger Recipes: Masal Tea

Filed under Herbs, recipe

Masala Tea (GFCF)

Masala tea is also known as chai tea. I learned this recipe for tea in India while studying Ayurvedic medicine.

Arm Your Spice Cabinet: Ginger

Latin name: Zingiber officinale

History of Ginger:
Ginger cultivation began in China and has since spread to India, West Africa and Caribbean. Ginger is part of the Zingiberaceae family. Other members of this family are turmeric, cardamom and galangal.