Asian Herbs and Spices

Australians are enjoying far more Asian cuisine than ever before. To start cooking Asian food as authentic as possible, it is time to get acquainted with the herbs and spices that go into the art of Asian cooking.

Here is a list of herbs and spices used in Asian Cooking:

  • Anise Pepper
  • Cassia
  • Chilies
  • Chinese Chives
  • Cinnamon
  • Coriander
  • Cardamons
  • Cloves
  • Cumin
  • Curry Leaves
  • Fennel Seeds
  • Fenugreek
  • Fenugreek Seeds
  • Galangal
  • Ginger
  • Golden Needles
  • Kaffir Lime Leaves
  • Lemongrass
  • Nigella (Black Cumin)
  • Poppy Seeds
  • Sesame Seeds
  • Seaweed Flakes
  • Star Anise
  • Tangerine Peel
  • Thai Basi
  • Tumeric

You can buy most of these herbs and spices in many of the shops in St Albans stocking Asian herbs and spices. Here is a list of shops you can start with: Asian grocers and other food shops in St Albans.