Spices are minerals or produce of roots, seeds or fruit ofplants, used to colour or flavour dishes. Herbs are generally usedto the same effect, but are made from fresh or drie…d leaves andflowers. .
Some examples for spices are cinnamon (bark), pepper (seed),salt (mineral), nutmeg (fruit). Examples for herbs include oregano(leaves) and lavender (flowers). Note the division between spices and herbs isn't always clear.Lavender flowers are used as a herb, but cloves or safran, bothparts of flowers, are considered spices. Spice is a flavoring that is added to food to enhance it's naturalflavor. Spices can be used in everything from cake to meat. (MORE)