A pinch to pack a punch

The rise of the British Empire owes much to the irresistible allure of spice.
Just think what it can do for your cooking.

Image of Tamarind Salmon recipe

Marinated and Grilled Tamarind Salmon

Civilisations have been built on spices, battles fought, fortunes made and myths
spun. It’s said that when his wife died, Emperor Nero burned a year’s supply of
cinnamon in sorrow (perhaps forgetting that he murdered her). In the Middle
Ages, nutmeg was worth more than gold and in 1667 it was the currency of
choice when the Dutch traded Manhattan to the British. Continue reading