some spices

Spices add flavor or "zest" to food. Some spices also have medicinal properties.

Herbs are one kind of spice and herbs. Fresh herbs may also have vitamins and minerals. While herbs come from leafy green plants, spices can come from other parts of the plant -- roots, seeds, etc. Salt, a mineral compound, is also considered a spice by many.

Phrases, quotes and sayings about spiceEdit

  • “Once you get a spice in your home, you have it forever. Women never throw out spices. The Egyptians were buried with their spices. I know which one I'm taking with me when I go.” - Erma Bombeck[1]
  • “But cooking is about emotion - if you want to please someone, you have to do it with your heart. It's a therapy. Right spices and right attitude matters.” - Lily Chatterjee[2]


Alphabetical list of common spices:


  1. Quote provided on ThinkExist's page for spice.
  2. QuotesDaddy spice quotes

External linksEdit

  • spice article on the Recipes wikia
  • Wikipedia's article on spice

The word spice is used in names and acronyms. Here are a few:

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