Recent studies have shown that cinnamon, that tasty herb that makes everything delicious, can be an effective treatment for heart disease. It’s not surprising, history has shown cinnamon to be a favorite herbal go-to for years. This flavorful herb has so much going for it: scent enhancer, flavor improver, food preserver and now heart disease preventer. For such an unassuming little herb, cinnamon packs a wallop of goodness.
It’s easy to use herbs, spices and seasonings to spice up any meal. The wide variety of herbs and spices available to consumers today make it a breeze to whip up healthy and flavorful meals that not only taste great, but promote good health.
In reviewing some of the best herbs and spices for beginning cooks, versatility, ease of use and taste are very important. Some of the herbs and spices that have become legendary in traditional dishes might be a great place to begin, as you cannot argue with hundreds of years of success.
Along with traditional Asian medicines and Asian food, Asian herbs have found a home in the West. These tasty condiments can now be found not only in Thai and Vietnamese restaurants, but on tables and home gardens. They not only add an intriguing flavor and zest to meals, but many of them provide health benefits as well. In addition, they are quite easy to cultivate in your home garden, ensuring a constant fresh supply to add that little touch of Asia to your cuisine.