Garlic, the Savory Staple
The World of Garlic Garlic (Allium sativum) is closely related to onions, scallions, chives, shallots and leeks, all of which have much in common in terms of their flavor and are sometimes referred to as a group. or by their genus, Alliums.
Nooch! Your Guide to Nutritional Yeast
Introduction to Nutritional Yeast “Nooch,” or nutritional yeast, is a kind of culinary yeast used in everything from popcorn seasonings to non-dairy cheese substitutes. To get technical, it’s a strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that’s been deactivated so it can’t leaven dough.
Cooking with Chili Powder
Peppers Plus Chili peppers have been around a long time — archaeological finds dating 5000 to 7000 BC in Mesoamerica turned up chili peppers. Chili peppers (of the genus Capsicum and no relation to peppercorns) became popular in Europe almost immediately after Columbus brought seeds back to Spain and chili peppers are popular today all over the world.
All About Our Spices
You can trust Frontier products to be the freshest, purest and most sustainably produced. Simply put, quality affects taste and efficacy.
How to Roast Spices
Roasting spices isn't hard, but doing it well requires involvement of your senses and some timing. It's a bit of an art, in fact — a fun and easily accessible culinary art.
What You Should Know About Spices
These highly aromatic berries, barks, leaves, stems, buds, roots and seeds have long been prized. They have been used in rituals, customs, anointing royalty and mask the taste of spoiling food.
How to Store Spices
Spices and seasonings add a pop of flavor to your favorite dishes, but only when they’re kept fresh. Learn how to determine the freshness of spices, store them, and increase their shelf life to maximize their seasoning impact.
Tips for Using Spices
The cupboard is stocked and you're eager to spice up your meals, but where to begin? Here's a list of some tried and true matches. But don’t be limited by traditional uses — some of the most exquisite dishes come from unexpected seasonings.
Making Your Own Blends
Building spice blends is very easy to do. In fact, you don't even have to measure ingredients! Simply mix an array of spices and you're good to go.
The Ultimate Guide To Pepper
Pepper (Piper nigrum) is still the most traded spice in the world. It’s a staple in food manufacturing and in household kitchens.