Tag: spices

Spiced Beets with Big Flavor

The best way to prepare beets is to roast them. The earthy and sweet flavors come out, and you can dress them with additional herbs and spices for a tasty dish.


How to Make Za’atar

Za’atar is a combination of a handful of different spices that packs a punch of flavor. Simply grind and put into a sealed container and sprinkle on almost anything!


How to Flavor with More Herbs and Spices, and Less Salt

Welcome to 2017. Yes, the new year is here, and everyone is trying to stick to their lists of physical improvement. This year, on top of committing to that gym membership, let’s also consider what we are putting into our bodies. It does not have to be a bland torture. Here are different cuisines and their common herbs and spices to add plenty of flavor to food with just a pinch of salt.


Easy Dal Fry with Spiced Flatbread

There’s something incredibly comforting this time of year (or anytime for that matter) about a warming bowl of dal. The combination of herbs and spices (asafoetida, turmeric, chile powder, cumin seeds, garam masala, and curry leaves) along with fresh ingredients (onions, tomatoes, fresh ginger, and garlic) make this dish come alive.

Horchata with an Indian Twist

The refreshing drink of ground nuts and rice from the Spanish speaking world gets added flair. Indian spices are mixed in for a twist that works so well.


Chicken Biryani Recipe

Burst of flavor tender & moist chicken marinated in yogurt & a hearty mix of aromatic spices cooked with rice to perfection.


Soy and Honey Chicken with Couscous

“Dirty” couscous is cooked with vegetables and Creole spices to give a soiled appearance, and it is delicious. Top with soy and honey chicken for a delightful weeknight dish.


Asian-Spiced Sloppy Joe with Pineapple Slaw

For a flavorful weeknight bite, make turkey sloppy joe sandwiches with hoisin, ginger, lime, and soy sauce. But that’s not all, the filling is then topped with a Napa cabbage and pineapple slaw for the ultimate finish.

Chai Spiced Sweet Potato Muffins

Chai Spiced Sweet Potato Muffins

Sweet potato has such a mild flavor that it’s really providing the moisture and texture in these muffins, while all the spices give them a kick.

Shahi Dum Aloo

Shahi Dum Aloo

Baby potatoes are cooked in a rich, nutty yogurt sauce full of complex flavors from chili powder to cinnamon.



Wintery Dutch spiced cookies, perfect with a cup of tea or coffee, or on a cold winter evening with hot chocolate.

Spiced Almond Muffins

Spiced Almond Muffins

A bevy of aromatic spices flavor these fluffy muffins that can be filled with any dried fruit or nut of your choice.