Origin: India, Indonesia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka
Aroma: Highly aromatic, pleasant and spicy aroma
Flavor: Aromatic, spicy, pungent, acute heat, anesthetic with a cooling finish
History: Cloves are a popular alternative to a traditional cigarette in Indonesia. They were used in traditional Chinese and Western medicine, including pain relief and aiding in dentistry.
Farming and harvesting: Cloves come from an evergreen tree which flowers pale buds which turn bright red when ready to harvest.
Culinary Applications: Apple cider and eggnog, meat dishes, particularly over the holidays, rice dishes, pickled goods, chili bowls, and deserts.
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