Want to master your spice cupboard or herb garden and not sure where to start? Let us help you unravel a new culinary world with these 7 simple lists of herbs and spices that will add depth, flavour, texture and colour to your food, as well as taking you on an exotic journey around the globe.
You're probably familiar with the name and qualities of these nine well known blends of spices, but can you name the individual spices in each blend? For example, did you know that Garam Masala is made up of nine spices or that chili powder contains four? Test your knowledge and fill in the gaps by looking at thechart of 8 popular spice blends below.
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