National Herbs And Spices Day
Without herbs and spices, our meals would be extremely dull. Can you imagine just how bland would be if we didn’t have them to add to our food during cooking? It would be a nightmare. Humanity has been using herbs and spices for thousands of years to take cooking to the next level and that hasn’t changed. So if you’re grateful for all of the good food that you can enjoy thanks to these ingredients, allow us to recommend to you that you celebrate National Herbs and Spices Day on June 10th. Let’s give thanks to the ingredients that make our daily lives very tasty indeed.
Amazing Facts About Herbs & Spices
Ready for some amazing herb and spice facts? We know you are, and that’s why we’ve decided to list some of the most amazing ones below.
- The word “herb” comes from the Latin word “herba.” It means green stalks or grass.
- The written study of herbs goes back over 5,000-years to the Sumerians.
- In 3,000 B.C., the Egyptians had herbalist schools.
- Rosemary has always been a symbol of fertility and marriage.
- Pepper plants originally grew in tropical southern India.
Observing National Herbs And Spices Day
We think that the best way to celebrate National Herbs And Spices Day is by taking the time to become a spice connoisseur. Learn more about spices and experiment with them in the kitchen. Learn how to buy the best spices available and maybe even plant yourself your own herb garden. It’s also a good day to check your pantry and make sure that you have some of the spices that you absolutely need. As you’re celebrating this holiday, be sure to use the hashtag #NationalHerbAndSpicesDay on social media to spread the word about it all over the place.