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Spices that should be in everyone's kitchen – Pulse Nigeria

  • November 30, 2021
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Spices that should be in everyone's kitchen – Pulse Nigeria

What are the best spices you can use when preparing your meals?
When it comes to meal preparation, one thing that makes your meal taste better are the spices used in preparation.
Basil leaf is a known scent leaf in Nigeria. The Yorubas call it Efirin and the Hausas call it Daidoya.
Basil leaves have a sweet scent and have a lot of health benefits. It is mostly used for pepper soup but can be used to spice up meat and fish.
Cayenne pepper is what is called Shombo by the Yorubas. This spicy spice whether fresh or granulated garnish every meal and dish. It is especially important in jollof rice and stew.
Cumin is commonly called uziza in Nigeria and it is a staple ingredient in pepper soups. It is numerous medicinal benefits.
These are the most common spices in Nigeria. Although separate, they are usually bought in pairs in Nigeria. Curry and thyme certainly improve the taste and aroma of most meals.
These are separate spices, but I am pairing them together because they go together.
These spices add the required flavour to stews, vegetables and soups. You cannot make a delicious delicacy without garlic and ginger.
These are staple ingredients part from salt and seasoning cubes that every spices cabinet should contain. What ingredients are in yours?
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