Dried, unopened flower buds of a tropical myrtle tree.
Cloves have a spicy, woody, burning, sweet and musty aroma. Their taste is sharp, bitter and pungent with a numbing feeling. Clove contains vitamin C, Calcium, vitamin A, Sodium, Manganese, Potassium and Magnesium.
Clove goes well with sweet, fruity, caramelized, chocolaty, and meaty notes. Ground cloves are often used in baked ham, red cabbage, carrots, pickle beets, sausages, pot roast, luncheon meats, cured meats, salad dressings, desserts, fruit cakes and puddings.
It contributes to the flavour of Worcestershire sauce and ketchup.
Produce of Indonesia.
It is available in by 100g, 500g and 1kg.