The Complete Guide to Spices


This book is the definitive full color A-Z index of 50 spices and aromatic ingredients, with recipes for over 35 spice blends.

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This book is the definitive full color A-Z index of 50 spices and aromatic ingredients, with recipes for over 35 spice blends.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781842158371
  • Publisher: Anness Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/15/2004
  • Pages: 128
  • Product dimensions: 8.04 (w) x 11.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 6
The Spice Trade 7
Spices in the Kitchen 12
Choosing and Preparing Spices 14
Equipment for Preparing Spices 16
How to Store Spices 17
The Spice Index 18
Ajowan 38
Allspice 64
Anise 65
Annatto 25
Asafoetida 51
Bay Leaf 57
Capers 30
Caraway 39
Cardamom 49
Cassia 40
Celery 23
Chillies 31
Cinnamon 40
Cloves 50
Coriander 42
Cumin 45
Curry Leaves 59
Dill 22
Fennel 52
Fenugreek 75
Galangal 56
Garlic 20
Ginger 78
Horseradish 24
Juniper 55
Kaffir Lime Leaves 42
Lemon Grass 48
Liquorice 53
Mahlebi 72
Mango Powder 59
Mustard 26
Nigella 62
Nutmeg and Mace 60
Papaya Seeds 37
Paprika 37
Pepper 66
Pink Peppercorns 69
Pomegranate Seeds 71
Poppy Seeds 63
Saffron 44
Salt 70
Sesame 73
Star Anise 54
Sumac 72
Szechuan Pepper 68
Tamarind 74
Turmeric 46
Vanilla 76
Zedoary 47
Spice Mixtures 80
Curry Powders 82
Masalas 88
Spice Pastes 92
Sambals 96
African Spice Mixtures 98
Barbecue Spice Mixtures 102
Sweet Spice Mixtures 106
Flavoured Aromatic Oils 108
Spiced Vinegars 111
Spiced Drinks 114
Spices in the Home 120
Spices for Decoration and Fragrant Gifts 122
Pot Pourri 124
Index & Acknowledgements 126
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