The terms “herbs” and “spices” are often used interchangeably. But they’re different. Spice Islands had a nice, simple explanation in this post. “While the terms herb and spice are used interchangeably by cooks and in cookbooks, there are distinct differences between the two. It all depends on what part of the plant is used.”
- Learn what part of the plant herbs come from
- Learn what part of the plant spices come from
- Learn which plants produce both herbs and spices
Click on the Herbs & Spices: What’s the Difference? link below to learn more.