Interesting facts about dill

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is an annual herb in the celery family Apiaceae. It is an aromatic herb with delicate, feathery green leaves. Dill is native to southern Russia, western Africa and the Mediterranean region. It has been used for its culinary and medicinal properties for millennia. Dill was mentioned both in the Bible and in … Read more

Interesting facts about paprika

Paprika a powdered spice with a deep orange-red color and a mildly pungent flavor, made from the dried and ground fruits of certain varieties of pepper. It is one of the world’s most popular spices. Although paprika is often associated with Hungarian cuisine, the peppers from which it is made are native to the New … Read more

Interesting facts about ginger

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or simply ginger, is widely used as a spice or a folk medicine. Ginger originated in the tropical rainforests from the Indian subcontinent to Southern Asia. It is now cultivated in the U.S. (including Hawaii), India, China, the West Indies, and other tropical regions. … Read more

Interesting facts about oregano

Oregano is a aromatic perennial herb in the mint family (Lamiaceae). It is characterized by opposite, aromatic leaves and purple flowers. Oregano was first used by the Greeks. In their mythology the goddess Aphrodite invented the spice. Giving it to man to make his life happier. After the Romans conquered the Greek, the Romans inherited … Read more

Interesting facts about cinnamon

Cinnamon is the aromatic, inner bark of certain bushy, tropical, evergreen trees of the Cinnamomum genus. It is native to Sri Lanka, the neighbouring Malabar Coast of India, and Myanmar (Burma). Cinnamon has been in use by humans for thousands of years—as early as 2,000 B.C. Egyptians employed it, as well as the related spice … Read more