SPICES

Tip of the Week: Know if Your Ground Spices are Still Fresh

Your pantry has a number of ground spices—make sure they're still good to use!
Technically, ground spices don’t spoil. However, their potency and ability to flavor dishes diminish over time. Check the color and take a whiff —if the color isn’t as bright and the smell isn’t as strong, the spices are no longer fresh. As ...

Spiced Teh-O

Add a handful of spices to your usual iced tea for a refreshing twist.
Add a handful of spices to your usual iced tea for a refreshing twist. Yummy recipe will guide you on how to make this thirst quencher Spiced Teh-O drink recipe in two simple steps! ...

Spiced Grilled Beef (Beef Mechoui)

A traditional Moroccan dish that uses cumin,paprika, and coriander adds a mild spice to the meat.
In this traditional Moroccan dish, the use of cumin, paprika, and coriander come into play to bring a mild spice to the beef meat. The heat is toned down with a serving of couscous. Serve this Spiced Grilled Beef (Beef Mechoui) recipe ...

Celery Powder, Prague Powder, Garam Masala, and Other Spices You Didn't Know Existed

This is how to add extra flavor to home-cooked meals!
Stock up your pantry with spices that add a little extra oomph to your home-cooked meals. The added flavor from these spices is unmistakable! There is no need to be intimated by unfamiliar names—that's what we're here for. 1  Garam MasalaGaram masala is an ...

Celery Powder, Prague Powder, Garam Masala, and Other Spices You Didn't Know Existed

This is how to add extra flavor to home-cooked meals!
Stock up your pantry with spices that add a little extra oomph to your home-cooked meals. The added flavor from these spices is unmistakable! There is no need to be intimated by unfamiliar names—that's what we're here for. 1  Garam MasalaGaram masala is an ...

Pork Roast with Two-Bean Saute Recipe

Add layers of flavors to your pork roast with spices.
This pork roast get a boost of flavors from the spices! Allspice too pungent? Sub it with ground cinnamon and some cloves to keep it aromatic. ...

Do You Know The Difference Between Dry Rubs And Marinades?

These are the two flavor enchancers you'll want to use again and again.
When grilling meat, you can use  dry rubs and marinades to add flavors to your meat. If you’re still confused with the differences between these two flavor enchancers, here’s your simple and quick guide on what each is and how to use it:What It Is: A ...

Chinese-Style Recipes You Should Try At Home

Have a taste of Chinese flavors with these inspired recipes.
These Chinese recipes don't need to be authentic! All you really need are the flavors and ingredients to make it taste as it would if someone were to make it taste just so. If you're curious about how the Chinese do it and ...

Cook Better Chinese Food With This Spice + Herb Guide

Master these spices and herbs, and you can use it for other cuisines, too!
Whether or not you cook Chinese food regularly, knowing about these Chinese spices and herbs will be a big help to your kitchen life. Filipino cooking and Chinese cooking, after all, are very much entwined because of our long history together. You’ll ...
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