Indonesia’s spices are favourite for many countries in the world
The necessity of spices from Indonesia nowadays will be stable and continue to increase, the countries in Europe and the United States had big interest to use spices from Indonesia for their various needs.
Therefore, it is appropriate that we should continue to develop this spices cultivation, which thrives and produces only in the tropics such as Indonesia’s beloved country, we must develop, not to extinct or lose from other countries.
Following are the list of Indonesian spices that many countries are looking for their cuisines :
Pepper is one of Indonesia’s most sought after European herbs. This Indonesian native spice has been famous throughout the world for centuries. Of course this one spice is very interested in Europeans because Western specialties cannot be separated from this one spice. In Indonesia alone, the existence of pepper is used as a flavoring food that has a slightly spicy taste and warm body.
Cloves or cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) are Original Indonesian herbaceous plants. Not only used as spices in traditional dishes, even this clove is used as a basic ingredient in making cigarettes and medicines.
The taste and aroma of warm ginger makes it a very popular commodity in Europe.
Ginger is a common herb for Asian cuisine which is also used as a traditional medicinal ingredient for hundreds of years. Her warm taste and aroma make her a very popular commodity in Europe.
Nutmeg produced in Indonesia is much sought after because it has the best quality of the world.
Nutmeg (Myristica fragrans) is Indonesia’s original herb from Maluku. Nutmeg produced in Indonesia has the best quality of the world. Usefulness is very diverse ranging from seasoning cakes, refreshments, made candied to serve as a preservative.
Cinnamon aroma is known to be sharp, it feels spicy and sweet so it is known throughout the world as a valuable spice.
Cinnamon (Cinnamon) is one of the famous spice-producing tree species. Cinnamon aroma is known to be sharp, feels spicy and sweet. Cinnamon also traditionally has a nutritious content to cure various diseases, one of them diabetes. Ancient Egyptians have even used cinnamon for mummification.
One of the Indonesian spices that are also much sought after by Europeans is fennel.
Fennel (Foeniculum vulgare Mill) is used to improve taste in cooking, and in the pharmaceutical industry. The seeds can produce oil and become a component of telon oil. The fennel stems are turquoise, have a groove on the surface, the stems are hollowed, hollow, if this rod is bruised will give off a fragrant aroma.
Cardamom (Amomum compactum) is used as a spice herb to enhance the taste of cuisine.
Cardamom (Amomum compactum) is used as a spice herb to enhance the taste of cuisine. Cardamom can also be used for aromatherapy which is useful to relieve stress.
The world market began to glance at this plant as one of the main herbs in the process of cooking, so that various countries began to cultivate it. When viewed at a glance, this plant looks like a ginger plant, galangal. The trunk grows upright with a height ranging from 1 to 3 meters.
One of the original Indonesian spices is turmeric. Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a spice plant or native medicinal plant originating from Southeast Asia including Indonesia. Turmeric has many benefits for health, also for facial and skin beauty.
Besides being used as a spice for cooking, saffron is also known for its efficacy as a traditional medicine.
Saffron, also known as kuma-kuma, is a spice derived from the Crocus sativus flower. In addition to traditional cooking and medicinal ingredients, saffron is also used as a coloring material that makes it the most sought after spice in the world.
The government must continue to support the peasants in the cultivation of spices. Let’s make the spice of Indonesia as the best spice and prima donna in the eyes of Europeans.