• The Fantastic Spices World
  • The Fantastic Spices World
  • The Fantastic Spices World
  • The Fantastic Spices World

Spices Common Combinations by Cuisine

Most of the world’s cuisines feature distinct herb and spice combinations, which help lend dishes their distinctive flavour.
African Coriander seed, cumin, allspice, ginger, pepper, fenugreek, sesame, sumac, dried thyme.
Chinese   Szechwan pepper, star anise, fennel seed, cassia, cloves, ginger.
Indian Asafoetida, coriander seed, cumin, fenugreek, ginger, turmeric, cardamom, saffron, curry leaves, mustard seeds.
Italian Basil, bay leaf, oregano, parsley, rosemary, tarragon, thyme, marjoram, sage.
Malaysian Coriander seed, cumin, fennel seed, cinnamon, turmeric, pepper, chilli, ginger, galangal
Mexican Coriander leaf, coriander seed, cumin, paprika, oregano, chilli, cinnamon, red pepper, nutmeg
Moroccan Coriander seeds, turmeric, paprika, cumin, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, pepper, chilli.
Middle Eastern Paprika, pepper, cumin, coriander seed, sumac, thyme, cassia, cloves, cardamom.
Thai Chillies, coriander, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, garlic, galangal, ginger.
Turkish Paprika, white pepper, black pepper, cloves, anice, rosemary, pine kernel, fenugreek, black cumin, bay leaf, basil, mustard, coconut, caraway, thyme, cumin, coriander, mahaleb, peppermint, fennel, saffron, sumac, sesame seed, cinnamon, tarragon, allspice, ginger, turmeric