Cloves have become a necessary flavouring in many dishes. Use it in chilled wines, stewed fruits, meat dishes and soups. Gives a big lift to fruit cakes, ginger bread, sweetened breads, puddings, honey cakes, Xmas cakes, wedding cakes and hams. Also for bottled fruits, Apples, Peaches, Pears, Prunes, Quinces, plums and Preserves. Cloves have a very strong aromatic scent, but pungent aromatic taste.