Herbs, Spices, Condiments

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Oxford Companion to Food

Oxford Companion to Food

By Alan Davidson

Published 2014

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acitrón; advieh; agar wood; ajmud; ajowan; alexanders; allspice; ambergris; amchur; anardana; angelica; anise (aniseed); asafoetida; Ashanti pepper; balm; balsam; basil; bay leaf; bergamot; bistort; bitter berries; bitter herbs (of the Jews); black cumin; bois de Panama; borage; burnet; calamint; caper; caraway; cardamom; cassia; cayenne pepper; cherry laurel; chervil; Chinese keys; chrysanthemum; chutney; cinnamon; clary; cleavers; clove; clove gillyflowers; colombo; coltsfoot; comfrey; coriander; corkwing; costmary; costus; cowslip; cubeb; culinary ashes; cumin seed; curry leaf; curry powder; daun salam; dill; duqqa; elecampane; epazote; essence; fennel; fenugreek; five spices (Chinese); flowers; galangal; garden mace; garum; geranium; ginger; ginseng; golden needles; grains of Selim; ground elder; guascas; harissa; hartshorn; hedge garlic; herb; hilbeh; hogweed; horehound; horseradish; hyssop; ketchup; khus khus; knotweed; lavender; lemon grass; lemon verbena; lime flowers; long pepper; lovage; mace; mahlab; mallow; marigold; marjoram; masala; mastic; meadowsweet; melegueta pepper; mint; mioga ginger; mitsuba; monosodium glutamate; mugwort; mustard; myrrh; nam prik; nasturtium; nutmeg; orange flower water; oregano; orris root; padek; palillo; panch phoron; paprika; parsley; pennyroyal; pepper; peppermint; poppy; ras-el-hanout; rau ram; red (or pink) peppercorns; relish; rosemary; roses; rue; saffron; sage; salt; samphire; sansho; sarsaparilla; sassafras; savory (summer and winter); screwpine; shado béni; shichimi; shiso; Sichuan pepper; silphium; smartweed; southernwood; Spanish needles; Spanish thyme; spice mixtures; spices; spice trade; spider herb; spikenard; star anise; sweet cicely; tabasco; tabil; tansy; tarragon; thyme; tonka bean; turmeric; vanilla; vervain; violet; wasabi; water dropwort; wintergreen; woodruff; Worcester(shire) sauce; wormwood; ylang-ylang; zaatar; zedoary.