Cumin adds quite the punch to food, both exotic and everyday. Come along with this edition of the Spice Odyssey
which includes some details about cumin as well as a couple of flavorful
Pakistani recipes. Description and Use
Spices yield depth and dimension to many consumables. In The Spice Odyssey,
I shared my family’s journey to America and their unfortunate loss of
ethnic cooking and the accompanying spice. One of my greatest gains with
marrying someone from South Asia has been an introduction to the vast
world of spice.
pepper, and parsley, otherwise known as the “holy trinity,” were the
dominant spices found in the kitchen where I spent my formative years.
Fast forward from childhood to present day- I have traveled a bit of the
spice route and collected a number of new spice friends along the way. Although it will take me a lifetime to truly master the art of spice I want to share a
few facts and common uses for spices in food, starting with nutmeg and mace.