Hints and Pinches: A Concise Compendium of Aromatics, Chutneys, Herbs, Relishes, Spices, and Other Such Concerns by Eugene Walter, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Hints and Pinches: A Concise Compendium of Aromatics, Chutneys, Herbs, Relishes, Spices, and Other Such Concerns
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Hints and Pinches: A Concise Compendium of Aromatics, Chutneys, Herbs, Relishes, Spices, and Other Such Concerns

by Eugene Walter
     
 
A heap of food facts;
A pinch of folklore;
A dash of humor - mix well.

Why is cinnamon good for chasing away the blues? What kind of seed can cleanse your breath? This award-winning compendium of herbal recipes, history, legend, and anecdote will answer these questions and more. Among its entries for over 150 herbs, spices, chutneys, and

Overview

A heap of food facts;
A pinch of folklore;
A dash of humor - mix well.

Why is cinnamon good for chasing away the blues? What kind of seed can cleanse your breath? This award-winning compendium of herbal recipes, history, legend, and anecdote will answer these questions and more. Among its entries for over 150 herbs, spices, chutneys, and relishes and more than 125 recipes, you'll discover:

  • How to prepare rose geranium leaves for fruit pies
  • The history of gin
  • How to make hellfire mustard
  • The ingredients of chinese five spices
  • What parts of the day lily are edible
  • Why medieval magicians put celery seeds in their shoes
  • How to cook with beer

With sparkling illustrations by the author, this entertaining and often irreverent alphabetical reference to the flavorings that make all the diference in fine food is a must for every kitchen library.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781567317749
Publisher:
MJF Books
Publication date:
02/27/2006
Pages:
402
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.32(h) x 1.32(d)

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