When we first started cooking we received a wonderful give of a spice rack fully loaded (actually a couple of them).
They were a loving and wonderful gift. Albeit, completely mysterious. It might as well have been an alchemists chemistry set.
As nice as it was it didn’t tell us what spice goes with what cuisine.
Take a look at this wonderful article for a nice beginners guide to spices
Perhaps the biggest wake up call when I started to cook on my own (outside of my parents’ home) was the realization that I needed to purchase all my own spices. Suddenly, stranded at college with a somewhat stocked fridge, 2 plates, 2 bowls, and 1 drinking glass it dawned on me: I had no […]