Spices and aromatic herbs from Le Speziali

At all times, herbs and spices have played a key role in many civilizations: they were used in medicine and pharmacy and to flavor dishes and drinks.

In the West during the Middle Ages, the opening of new shipping routes, the discovery of new territories, the great invasions have enriched the knowledge and use of herbs and spices.

Although these spices and herbs were very rare and expensive, they were widely used in food and wine.

Aromatic herbs and spices are often found in every pantry in small or large glass jars, but not everyone knows that jars with spices and aromatic herbs should be kept in the dark, away from light, because it alters taste and color .

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LO ZENZERO

Originaria dall'Asia meridionale, lo zenzero è coltivato in Nigeria, India, Cina, Giamaica, Giappone, Brasile. Nella tradizione popolare cinese, lo zenzero...

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TIMO

Come il rosmarino, anche il timo è una delle più antiche piante utilizzate in cucina e come rimedio medicinale. Utilizzata fin dagli antichi egizi per...

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PAPRICA

La paprica non è soltanto una spezia, ma è anche il peperone fresco detto in ungherese., infatti paprika significa “peperone” in ungherese. Furono gli...

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MENTA

Pianta erbacea molto fragile, può arrivare fino a 60 cm di altezza. Originaria dall'Europa, Giappone, Cina e Stati Uniti d'America. Sin dai tempi remoti, la...

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GINEPRO

Originario dall'emisfero boreale, cresce in Norvegia, Svezia, Siberia, Canada, Europa settentrionale, Asia settentrionale. Usato anche in antichità come...

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CURCUMA

Pianta erbacea tropicale perenne, raggiunge 1 metro di altezza. Originaria dall'Asia meridionale è coltivata largamente in India, Cina, Indonesia, Giamaica e...

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CUMINO

Delicata e piccola pianta erbacea annuale, alta fino a 50 cm. Originario dall'alto Egitto, viene coltivato in Marocco, Francia, Spagna, India.

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CORIANDOLO

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CARDAMOMO

Usato da più di 3000 anni nella medicina tradizionale cinese e in quella indiana, come rimedio per disturbi digestivi e urinari, febbre, problemi polmonari....

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