In the spices list, fruit and leaf and flower from some plant types can give the flavor, fragrance and taste. They are not rich of types like seed spice group but they contribute significantly to world culinary.
You can find in the spice list the popular names from this spice groups as below:
The fruit spice group has the most typical names in the spices list such as Star Anise, Capsicums and paprika, Vanilla Bean.
Star Anise is used with the dried form in the spice list. It gives the warm, slight and sustain aroma. Star Anise is used widely in dishes in some Asian countries such as China, Vietnam and India. This type of spice is added in a wine type in France.
In the spice list, Capsicums with red peppers, red bell pepper and chili peppers are very popular in all kitchens in the world. They are used under the fresh or dried form with whole fruit or cut or milling form. There is also the chili powder and Paprika which is as same with chili powder made from dried capsicums for using. In the spice list Capsicums mostly give the pungent mixed the sweetness a little bit. They contribute to the dishes with the nice color and sweet and taste.
This is one of the most attractive spices for fragrance in the spice list. Vanilla bean is used widely in the world to make the dishes to be perfect especially desserts. Vanilla bean is used under the dried form with whole fruit or extract or powder.
Related the leaf group in the spices list, you can find the long list with herb leaves such as Balm, Basil leaves, Bay leaves, Chervil, Chives, Cilantro (Coriander leaf), Dill Weed, Marjoram Leaves, Parsley, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage leaves, Savory leaves, Spearmint Leaves, Tarragon Leaves and Thyme leaves.
In the spices list, the herb leaves in the dried form with whole leaves or finely cut leaves or powder are used widely as spice. The dried leaves are used to add into the cooking process or making drink. They contribute the great flavor and fragrance for recipes.
Beside the dried form of herb leaves in types is the way for storage in the long time. They can be the alternative for fresh herbs in many cases. And they are also the great elements in the wonderful spice mixtures in the spices list.
There are two typical types of flowers arranged in the spices list such as Camomile (English or Roman; German or Hungarian) and Lavender.
The Camomile (English or Roman; German or Hungarian) is used in the dried form to make great tea. Using Lavender is same with the Camomile. It is the herb and spice for fragrance in the dishes such as salads, and baked recipes especially bread and buns. Dried lavender is used for tea incredibly.
To the next articles, you may check the spices in the spice list such as:
- Berry spice group
- Seed spice group
- Bark, bud and root spice group
- Aril, bulb and stigma spice group
- Spice mixture with African and Asian spice mixture group
- Spice mixture with European and Indian spice mixture group
- Spice mixture with Middle Eastern, North American, Latin American & the Caribbean spice mixture group