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

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