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Top 10 Spices

Amazing List about the top 10 lit spices

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Cinnamon

Cinnamon

Cinnamon has been known from remote antiquity. It was imported to Egypt as early as 2000 BC, but those who report it had come from China confuse it with cassia. It is often used in everyday food

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Rosemary

Rosemary

It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae, which includes many other herbs. was found in the Mediterranean region.

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Sage

Sage

It is a member of the mint family Lamiaceae and native to the Mediterranean region, though it has naturalized in many places throughout the world. It has a long history of medicinal and culinary use, and in modern times as an ornamental garden plant. The common name "sage" is also used for a number of related and unrelated species.

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Basil

Basil

Basil is possibly native to India, and has been cultivated there for more than 5,000 years.

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Parsley

Parsley

Parsley or garden parsley is a species of flowering plant in the family Apiaceae, native to the central Mediterranean region. Curly leaf parsley is often used as a garnish.

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Oregano

Oregano

Is a flowering plant in the mint family. It is native to temperate western and southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean region.

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Paprika

Paprika

It is made by grinding the pods of the pepper plant capsicum annium. In Hungry there are 6 classes of Paprika. We carry 3 varieties of Hungarian Paprika, sweet, hot and smoked. The most common pepper to make Paprika is the sweet red pepper. Paprika is a National spice in Hungry with a 200 year history

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Pepper

Pepper

Pepper is the number one selling spice in America. Pepper is native to India and grows as a tall vine with the peppercorns as flowering drupes. Pepper was mostly eaten by the wealthy in the past as it was so expensive and sort after, traders formed spice routes from India to Europe and would often fight over them.

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Star anise

Star anise

Star anise has leathery, glossy leaves arranged in clusters of three or more, strongly scented leaves. A spice commonly called star anise, staranise, star anise seed, Chinese star anise or badiam that closely resembles anise in flavor is obtained from the star-shaped pericarp of the fruit of Illicium verum which are harvested just before ripening.

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Nutmeg

Nutmeg

Myristica fragrans (nutmeg) Facts. Myristica fragrans is an evergreen tree that belongs to the nutmeg family. It originates from the Spice Islands in Indonesia, but it can be found in tropical areas around the world today. Myristica fragrans grows in the lowland tropical forests.