Whole Cloves have a strong, rich flavor and can be used in a variety of applications i.e. stews, curries & warm drinks.
Tanzanian Cloves have been renowned to be some of the best in the world and it's what led to Zanzibar being known as the spice island.
Cloves are flower buds that are harvested before they open and then dried. They have a nail-like, pointed shape, with a rounded end.
- High in Antioxidants
- Can kill bacteria
- Have a compound called "Eugenol" which helps with digestion
- They fight free radical activity in the body
They are commonly used to flavor hot drinks such as hot apple cider or mulled wine. You will also find whole cloves as a primary ingredient in chai spice mixes.