Allspice Vs. Cloves

Allspice Vs. Cloves: SPICEography Showdown

How similar are allspice and cloves? What are the major differences between these two spices? In this SPICEography Showdown, we compare allspice and cloves side by side to take a look at what exactly separates these two fragrant and popular spices. Do allspice and cloves have a similar flavor? While these …

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Garlic Powder Vs Garlic

Garlic Powder Vs. Garlic: SPICEography Showdown

Garlic is one of the most popular and commonly-used ingredients in kitchens all over the world. It’s also one ingredient that a lot of chefs have strong, passionate opinions on when it comes to the question of how garlic powder should be used. Many chefs and culinary hobbyists have a …

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Fresh Oregano Vs Dried

Fresh Oregano Vs. Dried: SPICEography Showdown

Oregano is a popular herb that is used to season a wide variety of dishes. As such, it has become a staple herb in even the most basic of spice collections. When working with this herb, you may have found yourself wondering if your cooking might benefit from the use …

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Turmeric Vs. Cumin: SPICEography Showdown

Popular curry spices go head-to-head…

Over the past several years, Westerners have begun to sit up and take notice of herbs, spices and seasonings that have been used in other parts of the world for thousands of years. Two spices of particular interest are turmeric and cumin. Ethnic foods like curry dishes continue to rise in popularity, with more and more people cooking up their own homemade curries. Both turmeric and cumin lend their characteristic flavors and heat to these dishes.

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Rosemary vs Thyme

Rosemary Vs. Thyme: SPICEography Showdown

Sure they’re paired in a famous Simon and Garfunkel album… And rosemary and thyme are both very popular in the spice rack, but how much do you know about their similarities and differences? How different do they taste? Do they provide similar health benefits? Can one even substitute for the other in …

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Coriander vs Cumin

Coriander Vs. Cumin: SPICEography Showdown

Complementary spices square off…

Few spices pair as well as coriander and cumin. With flavors that complement each other so beautifully, it’s no wonder that these two spices are often used together. Not only does this dynamic duo play a starring role in various dishes, but it’s not unusual for one of these spices to be mistaken for the other.

In this spice versus spice showdown, you can examine these spices from a few key angles and determine how coriander and cumin really measure up!

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