For those of us who live in Indonesia, we must be familiar with the spices. Spices are parts of plants that are used as seasonings, flavour enhancers, fragrances, and food preservatives. The variety and variants are quite a lot ranging from leaves, seeds, stems, to the roots. We have summarised 5 spices that are often used in food/cooking.
Cinnamon has a distinctive sweet aroma. This spice is very famous in the culinary world and is often used for cooking spices, cakes, and warm drinks. Snacks that are often used cinnamon include biscuits, cakes, and cereals.
Ginger is one of the spices that are beneficial for health. Therefore, we recommend consuming ginger. Ginger is usually added to drinks or food as a complement. A popular drink using ginger is Ginger Tea or ginger tea. Besides being healthy, drinking ginger tea can make the body warm because of its ginger content. In addition to drinks, ginger is also often used as a candy flavour.
Turmeric has a function as a natural yellow dye. Usually used in soupy dishes such as gulai, curry, and tongseng. Turmeric is commonly used as a marinade for cooking fish and meat. This is because turmeric can eliminate the fishy smell of food.
Garlic has an important role in improving the taste of food. In addition to fresh form, the use of garlic can be in powder form which is commonly called garlic powder. Garlic powder is very easy to apply to food making it suitable for a variety of applications. You can read about other advantages of garlic powder in the following article: The Advantages of Using Garlic Powder
Pepper is the most widely used spice in cooking in the world, so pepper is nicknamed the King of Spice. In use, the pepper grains are ground first and added at the end of the cooking process to maintain the aroma. Pepper has a distinctive spicy taste, but is different from the chili. In addition to adding aroma and taste to dishes, pepper can also remove the fishy smell in the marinade
Islandsun provides several spices such as ginger powder or garlic powder with various characteristics of taste and aroma according to their intended use. We can work with you in developing products according to your needs.
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