Spices may seem simple to use to those not well acquainted with their variety and their power to recreate, modify, beautify and enhance a meal, but they represent a whole universe of culinary weaponry which can be used in unlimited ways.
Buffalo mozzarella is created from the milk of a specific type of buffalo, the water buffalo who once roamed central and southern Italy. As with many other expensive delicious cheeses and dishes, this was also once a type of cheese eaten by the poor. But that isn’t so today.
Quality products are only one piece of the puzzle in the creation of the perfect dish. The mouthwatering, tempting and fulfilling bite of your favorite dish requires time, effort and proper balancing of ingredients. And the final and sometimes most important twist are the spices.
Spices are the magic trick of many different meals. If you want to get to know a certain cuisine you must learn about the spices. Everybody knows and uses oregano, but summer savory is a spice similar to oregano, originating from the same family which has been very popular for 3000 years in south-eastern Europe and Asia.
When I prepare spaghetti for lunch I always try to find some time for my home made tomato sauce as well.