What Are Cloves?

Cloves are the dried buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae. Cloves are mainly grown in India and Indonesia and can be used as a curry spice or as a medicine. T...

What Is Cinnamon?

Cinnamon is a very widely used spice that comes from the bark of a tree in the Lauraceae family. The tree is native to Sri Lanka and southern India. Indonesia i...

What Is Saffron?

Saffron is made from the stigmas and style of a crocus (crocus sativus linnaeus). Saffron is used in cooking to provide aroma, flavour and colour. It is often r...