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Endive is a variation of the winter leaf vegetable chicory which can be cooked or used in salads
Belgin Endive
[1/24/2008]
Basil pronounced BAY-zl or BAZZ-il), of the Family Lamiaceae, is also known as Sweet Basil. It is a tender low-growing herb that is grown as a perennial in warm, tropical climates. Basil is originally native to India and other tropical regions of Asia,
Basil
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Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae. It is native to Indonesia and used as a spice in cuisine all over the world. The name derives from French clou, a nail, as the buds vaguely resemble small irregular nails in shape. Cloves are harvested primarily in Zanzibar, Indonesia and Madagascar; it is also grown in India, and Sri Lanka.
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Clove
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Chives are the smallest species of the onion family Alliaceae, native to Europe, Asia and North America.  They are referred to only in the plural, because they grow in clumps rather than as individual plants.
Chives
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Garlic, is a species in the onion family Alliaceae. Its close relatives include the onion, shallot, and leek. Garlic has been used throughout recorded history for both culinary and medicinal purposes. It has a characteristic pungent, 'hot', flavour that mellows and sweetens considerably with cooking
Garlic
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Ginger is commonly used as a spice in cuisines throughout the world. t is commonly referred to as a root.  Originating in southern China, cultivation of ginger spread to India, Southeast Asia, West Africa, and the Caribbean.
Ginger
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Saffron is a spice derived from the flower of the saffron crocus. Saffron, which has for decades been the world's most expensive spice by weight, is native to Southwest Asia. It was first cultivated in the vicinity of Greece
Saffron
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Salt is a mineral, composed primarily of sodium chloride, which is commonly eaten by humans . There are different forms of salt: unrefined salt (such as sea salt), refined salt (table salt), and iodized salt. It is a crystalline solid, white, pale pink or light grey in color, normally obtained from sea water or rock deposits. Natural sea salt includes vital trace minerals in addition to the sodium chloride. Edible rock salts may be slightly greyish in color due to this mineral content.
Salt
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Bay leaf in Greek Daphni (plural bay leaves) is the aromatic leaf of several species of the Laurel family.  Fresh or dried bay leaves are used in cooking for their distinctive flavor and fragrance.
Bay Leaf
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Parsley (Petroselinum crispum) is a bright green, biennial herb, also used as spice. It is very common in Middle Eastern, European, and American cooking.
Parsley
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Coriander also commonly called Cilantro in the U.S., is an annual herb native to southwestern Asia west to north Africa. It is a soft, hairless, foetid plant growing to 50 cm [20 in.] tall. The leaves are variable in shape, broadly lobed at the base of the plant, and slender and feathery higher on the flowering stems.
Coriander
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Chervil sometimes called garden chervil, is a delicate annual herb, usually used to season mild-flavoured foods such as poultry, some seafoods, and young vegetables. Some cooks refer to chervil as 'gourmet's parsley
Chervil
[1/24/2008]
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