Madras curry powder gets its name from what was once the Indian city of Madras but now is called Chennai. The history of Madras curry powder is almost as long as the history of British colonial rule in India. While it is not as hot as some Indian spice blends, Madras curry is considerably hotter […]
It should be noted that all salts can technically be considered sea salts since they all came from a sea at some point. However, the term “sea salt” is generally used for salt that is produced by evaporating water from a living ocean. This method of producing salt dates back to prehistoric times.
There are more than 900 species of sage, only a handful of which are used in cooking. This member of the mint family is native to the Mediterranean. More than half of the world’s sage supply today is harvested from Croatia, Albania and Montenegro. It’s also cultivated in Bosnia, Serbia and the United States. Culinary […]