A spice is a dried seeds, fruits, roots, barks or other vegetative substances. The primary use of spice is for flavoring, preserving or coloring of food and to hide other flavors. They are different from herbs which are usually part of a leafy plants and used for garnish and flavoring. Use of spice is prominent in meat because of its anti microbial properties. Other uses of spice includes medicinal, cosmetics and perfume production and religious rituals.
In downtown Amman, you can find numerous spice shops selling a varieties of spices, oils, teas, coffees and more. of teas, coffee, spice.The good part of it is they are not expensive and offers a lot of varieties to choose from. So if you are visiting Amman and you love spices do no forget to visit a spice shop in downtown and grab a handful or two of special quality spices and you won’t regret.