Which spice was once called "Black Gold" due to its price?

India
November 11, 2006 1:20pm CST
Which spice was once called "Black Gold" due to its price?
5 responses
@raenie (706)
• Philippines
11 Nov 06
could it be saffron?? i know that it's known to be the most expensive spice in the world...did i get it right?? I sure hope so!
• India
11 Nov 06
nope its not saffron.. black gold is no more an expensive spice..
@raenie (706)
• Philippines
11 Nov 06
aww man...hmmm, how about pepper? my sister suggested it ;)
• India
11 Nov 06
yeah tatz it
@amitavch3 (436)
• India
11 Nov 06
which one ?
@raenie (706)
• Philippines
13 Nov 06
pepper's the answer =)
@shilpaum (1753)
• India
14 Feb 07
In old ages Pepper was used in place of money. It was smaller and lighter than the yellow metal. Hence it was called 'Black Gold'
• India
21 Jan 07
i have no idea but i want to know about it i think this spice is good in taste
• India
13 Nov 06
helllo, i dont know