Cloves have a fruity, bitter, spicy taste. Cloves are used in many spice mixtures known as curry powder, Chinese "five spice" powder, Garam masala or vin brulè. In the kitchen with poultry, meat, fish and game. They are particularly good with apples (sauces, puddings or cakes) and perfectly match with cinnamon, star anise and cardamom. This spice has a high antioxidant power and is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine .