Spices – What’s the difference?
The hardest part of cooking is creating a balanced flavor profile. Creating food that is not only edible but flavorful is an art form and a full time job. Spices are a cornerstone of any recipe, a tool in every chef’s kitchen, and an ordeal for anyone just starting to master the art of cooking. Using too much spice is a pernicious mistake in many amateur dishes. Another hardship is truly understanding what is out there and why would I use it? The food technicians at Cooksmarts have once again created a fantastic infographic detailing what you wanted to know all this time. Click to enlarge the graphic and feel free to download a copy. This guide will condense some of the most bewildering facts about spices into an easy to use, palm sized resource every cook should have.