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What is the King of spices?Pepper
45.5%
Herbs are distinguishable from spices because herbs generally come from a plant'sLeaves
40.9%
Origanum vulgareoregano
40.9%
Cinnamon: Magnoliopsida or Liliopsida?Magno
40.9%
These are plant substances that release a fragrance when burnedincense
36.4%
Rome was held ransom for 3000 pounds of this spicepepper
36.4%
Nutmeg is from this plant partseed
36.4%
Mentha spicataspearmint
36.4%
A single saffron flower has this many stigmas3
36.4%
Vanilla grows on this plant structurevine
36.4%
A 'vermifuge' is a substance which kills worms
31.8%
Turmeric is from this plant partrhizome
27.3%
This spice has been used for antibacterial and antiseptic properties, for toothaches, and in perfumes and soapsclove
27.3%
This spice can treat upset stomach and nausea, and has anticancer, antiinflammatory and antioxidant propertiesginger
27.3%
A dicot spice native to the Spice IslandsNutmeg
27.3%
A small tree, native to China/Vietnam, with a star shaped fruitstar anise
27.3%
A good generalization is that herbs come from BLANK regions while spices come from BLANK regionstemperate, tropical
22.7%
Black pepper is from this plant partfruit
22.7%
Ginger is from this plant partrhizome
22.7%
The flavour umami can also be called Savoury
22.7%
In alphabetical order, the 4 flavours areBitter, salty, sour, sweet
22.7%
This age was marked with few spices available in EuropeDark Ages
22.7%
Allium sativumgarlic
22.7%
Apiaceae are rich in these two vitaminsA, D
22.7%
'North American cinnamon'Cassia
22.7%
The type of fruit of Piper nigrum is adrupe
22.7%
Hint Answer % Correct
Cloves are native toSpice Islands
22.7%
The spice from saffron is from itsstigmas
22.7%
Trigeminal nerves are stimulated upon this sensationcool
18.2%
Allium porrumleeks
18.2%
Allium schoenoprasumchives
18.2%
Rosemary is native to Mediterranean
18.2%
What country is the modern major supplier of cinnamon?Sri Lanka
18.2%
Cinnamon is mostly Carbs
18.2%
The volatile oil of cinnamon is cinnamaldehyde
18.2%
This spice has been noted to relieve pain and help with rheumatism, flu and coldsPepper
18.2%
This spice loses flavour fast once powderedclove
18.2%
A perennial spice with a name derived from Sanskrit stringa-veraginger
18.2%
This spice is propagated via cormssaffron
18.2%
3 most expensive spices, in ordersaffron, cardamom, vanilla
18.2%
This spice's fruit must be eaten by a bird to germinateallspice
18.2%
Cloves are from this plant partflower buds
13.6%
Bacteria and fungi are inhibited by these compoundssulphur
13.6%
Allium cepaonions
13.6%
Syzgium aromaticumClove
13.6%
Biggest producer of clovesIndonesia
13.6%
Oriental Magnoliopsida spice from a medium-sized treeclove
13.6%
The active chemical of cloveseugenol
13.6%
Curcuma longaturmeric
13.6%
This plant's oil is used to flavour liquorice,cakes and biscuitsstar anise
9.1%
Pimerta dioica (a dicot)allspice
9.1%
9.1%

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