PTI Clove Whole is a spice obtain from the flower buds of an evergreen tree, appropriately enough, the clove tree. Clove flower buds are harvesting in their immature state and then dried. Whole cloves are shaping like a small, reddish-brown spike, usually around 1 centimeter in length, with a bulbous top. Cloves can be use as whole or ground, and they have a very strong, pungent flavor and aroma.
What Does It Taste Like?
PTI Clove Whole is a pungent warm spice with an intense flavor and aroma. The flavor comes from the compound eugenol. On the tongue, you'll detect sweetness, bitterness, and astringency (drying the mouth), with a noticeable amount of heat. Similar warm spices include nutmeg, cinnamon, and allspice. These are often combine in a pumpkin pie blend. Cloves are much more powerful than these more-tepid flavor cousins and therefore less is using in a recipe or blend. Some people find the flavor of cloves overwhelming and choose to leave this spice out entirely.
Cooking With Cloves: Whole or ground cloves are use to flavor sauces, soups, and rice dishes, notably a number of traditional Indian dishes, and it's one of the components of garam masala. Whole cloves are either removed before serving or picked out of the dish. Even when cooked, whole cloves have a very hard, woody texture that would be unpleasant to bite into.
High oil content, rich in flavor, recleaned for no dust. Of course as a spice, or as part of a tea. Also used to make pomander balls with orange that are fragrant and easy to make. Even others use it for potpourri. Fresh for rich flavor in pickles, drinks, curries, and meats.
Health Benefits of Cloves
Cloves have long been using as home remedies to treat for toothache pain. The eugenol that provides the flavor of cloves is also a pain-reliever and can help relieve inflammation. Look for clove oil (or oil of cloves) in the tooth care section of a drug store. Be aware that it can be toxic for children, so keep any clove oil out of reach and use only child-safe, diluted preparations on children.