Cloves are actually a flower bud and are native to the Maluku Islands in Indonesia. Used in traditional Chinese medicine, cloves are used to reduce inflammation and boost the immune system.
The aroma of this spice is sharp, bright, pungent with spicy notes of echoing bitterness. Cloves cannot be overdone, as this will ruin the dish. But if you put this seasoning in moderation, you can easily decorate the culinary composition with piquant notes of aroma and taste.
Many recipes indicate the optimal amount - 2-3 pieces. But here, of course, a lot depends on other components and volumes of cooking.
Dried clove buds are rich in vitamins and bioactive substances. Just a little of this spice in a dish can bring undeniable benefits to the human body.
- has a pronounced bactericidal property;
- causes an anthelmintic effect;
- copes with antifungal, antiviral tasks;
- has an analgesic and antispasmodic effect;
- removes toxins from the body;
- normalizes the functioning of the nervous system;
- soothes the gastrointestinal tract;
- improves the process of hematopoiesis;
- boosts immunity.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Madagascar, Sri Lanka
INGREDIENTS: Cloves 100%
ALLERGENS: No known allergens.
Packed on premises that handles nuts (including peanuts), sesame, products containing dairy, soya and products containing gluten.
STORAGE: Cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
HOW TO ENJOY
Ground cloves add a great flavour to baking and can also be used to mull wine and other winter warming drinks. It is added for the piquancy of taste and aroma in various dishes. Cloves can be found in first and second courses, sauces, drinks, baked goods, and confectionery.
It is used in the preservation of berries, mushrooms and other rolls. Bakery products are also not complete without this spice.
Use the spice carefully, otherwise you risk overshadowing the taste of the dish, because the clove aroma is very deep and full.
There are also recipes in which cloves are simply irreplaceable. For example, many have heard and even tried the warming winter drink mulled wine. A couple of sprigs of spicy cloves must be added to it. The fact is that without this spice, the same burning, warming aroma cannot be obtained. Well, this spice has a positive effect on the taste of the finished drink. Many chefs do not see pastry baked goods without the addition of crushed cloves. Indeed, this spice makes many confectionery products more attractive in terms of aroma and flavor. Cloves are great in vegetable salads. She adds a twist to smoothies and vegetable soups. It is difficult to imagine lean pilaf without this spice. The spice will go well with coffee and tea. It will appeal to many connoisseurs of legume and vegetable combinations.