A Hug from Halfway Around the World
Autumn in the Northeast is the perfect time of year for the warmth of Fall flavors.
Imagine… A cool crisp night… A toasty mug of apple cider … A freshly baked gingerbread cookie … A glistening piece of pumpkin pie straight from the oven … I could go on and on.
Question: What’s one thing these scrumptious treats have in common?
Answer: “Warm spices” – such as ginger, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and allspice
Not only are these spices just the thing to warm you up on an Autumn evening, they may well have traveled from a tropical land, such as India, halfway around the world. So the next time you have a tasty Fall treat, remember it’s like getting a warm hug from halfway around the world. ~ NRVANA
Destination: India Namaste, your passport has been stamped! Note to the Epi-curious: Confirm your travel plans by sharing your very own cooking nirvana experience - be it a treasured memory, location, or recipe.
A happy coincidence! Pumpkin pie spice is made up of ginger, cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, & allspice.
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My morning tea has ginger in it. You made me realize I use “warm” spices more than I thought. For the holidays I make Baked Brie with Cranberry or Apple Chutney. Delicious!
Variety is the spice of life.