Spicy Food Lover's Bible: The Ultimate Good to Buying, Growing, Storing and Using the Ingredients That Give Food Spice--with More than 250 Recipes from around the Worldby Dave DeWitt, Nancy Gerlach
Even the most creative cooks sometimes need to spice up their menus, and there's nothing like a fiery flavor to add a kick to ho-hum cuisine. From chiles and chipotle to wasabi and ginger, every culture has its own way of making food that sizzles with excitement. In The Spicy Food Lover's Bible renowned fiery foods experts Dave DeWitt and Nancy Gerlach bring together more than 250 recipes for hot stuff from around the globe, along with a wealth of related food information.
The ultimate book on the subject, this authoritative guide begins by exploring the main ingredients that give the world's food its spice, with details on their history and horticulture, as well as how to use, purchase, and grow them. The recipes that follow-Moroccan Charmoula, Gravlax with Creamy Mustard Sauce, Kung Po Chicken, Tamarind Mint Shrimp Curry, and many more-display an astonishing range of tastes and preparations, from the mildly piquant to the red-hot. Also featured are guidelines for putting together spicy meals with the ideal combination of flavors, colors, and textures, including "cool-down dishes" and beverage pairings. The Spicy Food Lover's Bible is the only book home cooks will ever need to turn up the heat on their everyday cooking.
Author Bio: Dave DeWitt is the publisher of Fiery-Foods & BBQ magazine as well as the founder of the Fiery Foods trade show and www.fiery-foods.com. He has written more than 30 cookbooks, including The Whole Chile Pepper Book, and has appeared as a spicy foods expert on numerous television programs and in major national magazines. Nancy Gerlach, a registered dietitian, is the food editor of Fiery-Foods & BBQ. She was the founding editor of Chile Pepper magazine and has written for Travel & Leisure, Eating Well, and the New York Daily News. Gerlach has developed recipes for several of DeWitt's previous books.
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