Encylopedia of Herbs, Spices, and Flavourings: Complete Practical Guide for Cooks

Encylopedia of Herbs, Spices, and Flavourings: Complete Practical Guide for Cooks

by Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz
     
 

This illustrated encyclopaedia includes more than 150 herb- and spice-based recipes—

classic mixtures, as well as new and original ideas, together with detailed step-by-step preparation and cooking techniques. There are over 750 specially commissioned photographs of every source plant from around the world. Profile pages show the plant or spice itself and how

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This illustrated encyclopaedia includes more than 150 herb- and spice-based recipes—

classic mixtures, as well as new and original ideas, together with detailed step-by-step preparation and cooking techniques. There are over 750 specially commissioned photographs of every source plant from around the world. Profile pages show the plant or spice itself and how it is used—

chopped, dried, snipped, ground or rubbed.

The book covers the entire range of culinary seasonings and flavour enhancers, including edible flowers, roots and grasses

details flavour groupings used to produce authentic ethnic dishes with menu guides and lists of traditional ingredients

revives traditional recipes such as spiced butters, candying and crystallizing, flavoured oils and vinegars, scented sugars and honey. All ingredients are now readily available in UK supermarkets or ethnic food shops.

By the author of "The Food of Spain and Portugal" and "The Festive Foods of Mexico" and was also a consultant to the "Time Life" series "Foods of the World" and "Good Cook". Elizabeth Lambert Ortiz has written about food and travel for "Taste", "A La Carte" and "Gourmet" magazines.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780863189821
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/1992
Series:
Encyclopaedia Of
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
9.02(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)

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