Handy for a toothache and a must-have in mulled wine!Clovesare the dried, unopened flower buds of a tropical tree with an earthy, spicy and slightly sweet aroma and flavour.Clovesare shaped like a nail with four unopened petals encasing a round ball, the pointy end being particularly useful when adding to a Christmas ham, as they can be spiked into the exterior making stunning patterns while imparting their warming flavour and aroma.
Did you know that Cloves are used by some people as an insect repellent?
Country Of Origin
Product of Indonesia
Store in a cool dry area away from direct sunlight
How To Use
This dark brown spice can be used whole or ground, but is best added sparingly so as not to overwhelm other flavours.Cloves pair well with most meat dishes, are an indispensible ingredient in apple pie, and can be used to flavour soups and stocks by adding a clove studded onion while cooking.