Saffron, mustard powder and marigold can all replace turmeric in a recipe. If these ingredients are unavailable, annatto extract can be used, as can ginger and cumin. More » Food Cooking Substitutions

Some spice substitutions include cinnamon or nutmeg for allspice, fennel seed for aniseed, ginger for cardamom, saffron for turmeric, and chili powder for cumin. Cinnamon can be a substitute for allspice, cloves, ginger,... More » Food Food Facts Herbs & Spices

A good substitute for cardamom is a mixture of equal parts of cinnamon and nutmeg. Another option is to use equal parts of cinnamon and ginger or cinnamon and ground cloves. More » Food Cooking Substitutions
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Some substitutions for ground mustard are mustard seeds, commercially prepared mustard, wasabi powder or horseradish powder. If a a person only has mustard seeds instead of ground mustard, then he can grind up some of th... More » Food Cooking Substitutions

Some single-ingredient spice substitutions made in home cooking are fennel seed or anise extract for aniseed, ginger for cardamom and chili powder for cumin. These replacements taste slightly different from the original ... More » Food Cooking Substitutions

Chili powder, coriander and caraway seeds all make great substitutions for cumin. Home chefs can swap these directly for the spice in many recipes. More » Food Cooking Substitutions

Some common substitutions for recipe ingredients include applesauce for oil, lemon juice for vinegar, sugar and molasses for brown sugar, and milk and lemon juice for buttermilk. To make the buttermilk substitute, combin... More » Food Cooking Substitutions