Enthusiasm for spicy food is a world-wide phenomenon and today spices play a huge part in almost every cuisine, with ever more interesting and unusual spices becoming available. This beautiful book provides a comprehensive, practical sourcebook and kitchen reference, with authoritative information on all the common and lesser-known spices.
The book includes straightforward, easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions on preparation and cooking techniques, and essential information on storage and equipment. The definitive full color A-Z index of 50 spices and aromatic ingredients - whole, ground, dried and fresh - includes facts about its history, origins, and medicinal and culinary uses.
-- A full-color photographic identification guide to 50 spices in all their guises, and illustrated recipes for over 35 traditional spice mixtures.
-- Every spice entry has a detailed description of its aroma, flavor and appearance, and medicinal domestic and culinary uses.
-- A comprehensive reference guide to all the familiar and lesser-known spices and traditional spice blends, complete with a fascinating historical introduction, and information on preparation and cooking techniques, containers and equipment.
-- How to make spiced gifts, decorations, aromatic cooking oils, flavored vinegars and other delicious things.
|Publisher:||Anness Publishing, Ltd.|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)|