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Mother-in-law spice

I was relieved to see English-language labels at this stall in the Spice Bazaar in Istanbul. Then I read them, and found I was no closer to figuring out what anything was. What is "Mother-in-law spice"?
Lost in Translation

April 22nd 2015
One of the obvious difficulties of living and traveling in other countries is the language barrier. Even after studying Italian and mastering the (very) basics, there is lots of trial and error and confusion. Leaving Italy and traveling to countries with languages even more unfamiliar, such as German or Turkish, has been REALLY confusing. Contrary to popular misconception, English is NOT spoken ev ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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