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The most beautiful spices

Why do some people eat bland food and are afraid of putting spices in food? For most cases this happens because they just don't have the right info about condiments and herbs and are not sure how to use them. So a bit of information might just change eating habits for the best. A spice is a seed, fruit, root, bark primarily used for flavoring or coloring food. On the other hand, herbs are the leaves, flowers, or stems of plants used also for flavoring or as a garnish. Most spices are grown in the tropical regions of the world, with some thriving in the cool misty highlands. Many of the seed spices come from more temperate areas. Spices have a long history linking Europe, Asia, India, etc. I n 1497 the Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama returned from his voyage with a cargo of nutmegs, cloves, cinnamon, ginger, and peppercorns. Evidence of early herb gardens dates to Europe in the Middle Ages. Spices indigenous to India were cultivated in Babylonian gardens as early as the 8th