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Flavorprints of Spices and Herbs

The spices and herbs that distinguish national cuisines from the Mr. Food Cookbook

(Note: All cuisines use black pepper and onions)
 
Italian - garlic, basil, oregano, parsley, rosemary, bay leaves, nutmeg, fennel seed, red pepper, marjoram, sage
 
Mexican - Chilies, oregano, cumin seed, sesame seed, cinnamon, coriander leaves (cilantro)
 
Russian - Dillweed, coriander leaves (cilantro), parsley, mint
 
Chinese - Ginger, anise seed, garlic, red pepper, sesame seed, star anise
 
French - Tarragon, chervil, parsley, thyme, rosemary, nutmeg, saffron, bay
leaves, garlic, green and pink peppercorns
 
German - Caraway seed, dillweed and seed, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, white pepper, juniper berries, allspice, mustard seed and powder
 
Middle Eastern - Allspice, oregano, marjoram, mint, sesame seed, garlic,
dillweed, cinnamon, cumin seed, coriander seed and leaves (cilantro), anise seed
 
Spanish - Saffron, paprika, garlic, parsley, cumin seed
 
Scandinavian - Cardamom seed, nutmeg, dillweed and seed, white pepper, mustard seed
 
North African - Red pepper, cumin seed, coriander seed and leaves (cilantro), mint, saffron, garlic, cinnamon, ginger, turmeric
 
Hungarian - paprika, poppy seed, caraway seed, garlic, white pepper
 
Indian - Red pepper, chilies, saffron, mint, cumin seed, coriander seed and
leaves (cilantro), garlic, turmeric, curry powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger,
anise seed, dillweed, cloves, mace, cardamom seed, mustard seed, sesame seed, fenugreek
 
Indonesian - Chilies, garlic, red pepper, bay leaves, ginger, coriander seed,
turmeric, curry powder
 
Greek - oregano, mint, garlic, cinnamon, dillweed, nutmeg