Herb and Spice Facts

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the Herb and Spice Facts?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
Also try: Marine Mammals
Challenge
Share
Tweet
Embed
HintAnswer
This plant's oil is used to flavour liquorice,cakes and biscuits
Cinnamon is mostly
Allium porrum
Rome was held ransom for 3000 pounds of this spice
The spice from saffron is from its
Allium schoenoprasum
This spice has been noted to relieve pain and help with rheumatism, flu and colds
A dicot spice native to the Spice Islands
Black pepper is from this plant part
Oriental Magnoliopsida spice from a medium-sized tree
Vanilla grows on this plant structure
The type of fruit of Piper nigrum is a
Mentha spicata
Apiaceae are rich in these two vitamins
 
The flavour umami can also be called
Allium cepa
Trigeminal nerves are stimulated upon this sensation
This spice loses flavour fast once powdered
Cloves are from this plant part
A perennial spice with a name derived from Sanskrit stringa-vera
What country is the modern major supplier of cinnamon?
Rosemary is native to
A single saffron flower has this many stigmas
Curcuma longa
Nutmeg is from this plant part
HintAnswer
Pimerta dioica (a dicot)
This age was marked with few spices available in Europe
Bacteria and fungi are inhibited by these compounds
These are plant substances that release a fragrance when burned
Biggest producer of cloves
Turmeric is from this plant part
The active chemical of cloves
This spice can treat upset stomach and nausea, and has anticancer, antiinflammatory and antioxidant properties
A 'vermifuge' is a substance which kills
What is the King of spices?
Herbs are distinguishable from spices because herbs generally come from a plant's
'North American cinnamon'
Allium sativum
3 most expensive spices, in order
The volatile oil of cinnamon is
Syzgium aromaticum
Ginger is from this plant part
A good generalization is that herbs come from BLANK regions while spices come from BLANK regions
A small tree, native to China/Vietnam, with a star shaped fruit
This spice is propagated via corms
Cloves are native to
This spice's fruit must be eaten by a bird to germinate
In alphabetical order, the 4 flavours are
This spice has been used for antibacterial and antiseptic properties, for toothaches, and in perfumes and soaps
Cinnamon: Magnoliopsida or Liliopsida?
Origanum vulgare

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
OR
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments

Extras


Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.