Spices are a integral part of Indian cooking.
spices have to be fresh and they have to be used in the right proportion so it enhances the flavor of the food you're cooking.
It's important to store your spices in an airtight container, and you shouldn't keep them for more than two years.
As Indian food grows in popularity Indian spices are becoming more and more popular.
There are about 70 different spices commonly used in Indian cooking, some of which can be hard to find. Fortunately, there's an easy way to jump-start your Indian spice collection.
My friend Sushma has started a simple kit of 12 widely-used Indian spices. The kit is affordable and you can order it through her website www.pinchofthis.com.
I am sure this kit will be very helpful for new chefs.
Labels: Herbs-spices, Spices kit