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CuminCumin is a very strong spice and is very spicy. Use sparingly; a little bit goes a very long way with cumin.
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NutmegIn western countries, nutmeg is used primarily in dessert dishes, however in the Middle East it is used in meat dishes also.
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CardamomCardamom is used in many beverages. It is used mostly ground, however the pods are sometimes used. Cardamom give Arabic and Turkish coffee it's unique flavor.
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TumericTumeric is found in many dishes, mostly meat and vegetables recipes. It is only used in ground form and has a bitter, medium flavor.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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SumacSumac is sour and is sometimes substituted for lemons in recipes.
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Baharat means mixed spices in Arabic. Baharat is a combination of several different spices consisting of spices that are available. The blend differs with each country. However, you can purchase a blend called "sebah baharat" in stores, which translates to seven spices.
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CarawayCaraway produce a spicy, yet sweet flavor with a hint of dill. Caraway is used in spicier dishes found in North African cuisone.
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AniseedAniseed is one of the world's oldest spices. It is popular in sweets and has many medicinal purposes.Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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AllspiceAllspice is used in many types of food, not just desserts. You will find it is used to flavor meats and stews, as well as sweets.
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Cinnamon is used in a mixture of spices called baharat.