List of Herbs and Spices | Names of Spices and Herbs in English

Herbs and Spices! List of herbs and spices in English with examples and pictures. Learn these herb names and spice names to improve and expand your vocabulary about fruits and vegetables in English.

If you have a passion for cooking and are in an English speaking supermarket, you are going to be confronted with rows and rows of herbs and spices labelled with their English names. Wouldn’t it be amazing to be able to read the labels and instantly know what was inside? By learning the English names of herbs and spices, you will easily be able to do this. It is important to note than in some cases the American and British versions may differ, for example in America they would use the word Cilantro, whereas in Britain the same herb would be referred to as Coriander.

Herbs and Spices

Herbs refers to the leafy green or flowering parts of a plant (either fresh or dried), they are used for food, flavoring, medicine, or fragrances for their savory or aromatic properties. A spice is a seed, fruit, root, bark, or other plant substance primarily used for flavoring, coloring or preserving food.

List of Herbs and Spices

  • Cilantro/coriander
  • Artichoke
  • Rosemary
  • Bay leaves
  • Mint leaves
  • Basil
  • Clove
  • Olive
  • Shallot
  • Turmeric
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Onion
  • Spring onions/green onions
  • Lemongrass
  • Chives
  • Green chili

Herbs and Spices Names with Pictures and Examples

Cilantro/coriander

Fresh cilantro/coriander is readily available in most supermarkets.

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Artichoke

Artichoke leaf has been shown to lower cholesterol.

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Rosemary

They were served lamb and rosemary and she surprised herself by eating greedily.

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Bay leaves

Bay leaves are very helpful to our health.

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Mint leaves

When your stomach feels sick, drinking a cup of tea from mint leaves can give you relief.

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Basil

It’s the basil that gives the sauce its essential character.

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Clove

Clove oil has a numbing effect in addition to bacteria-fighting powers.

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Olive

She likes olive because it symbolizes peace.

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Shallot

They blend deliciously with garlic, shallots , basil, tarragon, thyme, bay leaf, oregano, and cumin, and are often combined with olives, peppers, and Spain.

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Turmeric

Her turmeric pies are a great favourite.

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Garlic

I love the taste of garlic.

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Ginger

It didn’t taste much of ginger.

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Onion

As you peel away the onion skin,you will find another skin underneath.

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Spring onions/green onions

Lunch was a collation of local salami, black olives, spring onions/green onions and dark soft rye-bread.

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Lemongrass

Lemongrass has an unusual and rather interesting entree segment in its menu.

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Chives

When vegetables are cooked, I often add the chives and drained scallops.

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Green chili

She added some green chili peppers to her cheese dip to make spicier.

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Learn more with list of vegetables and list of fruits in English.

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Chidinma Linda Uzoama
Chidinma Linda Uzoama
4 months ago

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Oly papath
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1 month ago
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ashwini.s
5 days ago

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