Fresh and spicy
Spices add flavour and taste to the food that you cook. There's a lot
more to it, says Executive Chef, Taj Samudra Hotel, Colombo, D. Krawage.
"Every spice is distinctive because of its colour, aroma, taste and the
flavour," he adds more spice to his idea.
As he says spices are selected on the aroma, freshness, ripeness and
taste. When buying and storing spice these tips could be useful:
* Take spices fresh. The idea is to have a mouthwatering aroma
* Don't keep for a long period stored. This will affect the taste and
the flavour of your dishes.
* Store spices in airtight containers
Store them in the original form. Do not crush or pound the spices
before storing. Storing spices in their original form will retain the
aroma and flavour. When using them grind or pound them fresh and add to