The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs

  • Filename: the-encyclopedia-of-spices-and-herbs.
  • ISBN: 9780062375247
  • Release Date: 2016-10-04
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Padma Lakshmi
  • Publisher: HarperCollins

From the Emmy-nominated host of the award-winning Top Chef, an A-to-Z compendium of spices, herbs, salts, peppers, and blends, with beautiful photography and a wealth of explanation, history, and cooking advice. Award-winning cookbook author and television host Padma Lakshmi, inspired by her life of traveling across the globe, brings together the world’s spices and herbs in a vibrant, comprehensive alphabetical guide. This definitive culinary reference book is illustrated with rich color photographs that capture the essence of a diverse range of spices and their authentic flavors. The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs includes complete descriptions, histories, and cooking suggestions for ingredients from basic herbs to the most exotic seeds and chilies, as well as information on toasting spices, making teas, and infusing various oils and vinegars. And no other market epitomizes Padma’s love for spices and global cuisine than where she spent her childhood—lingering in the aisles of the iconic gourmet food store Kalustyan’s, in New York City. Perfect for the holiday season and essential to any well-stocked kitchen or cooking enthusiast, The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs is an invaluable resource as well as a stunning and adventurous tour of some of the most wondrous and majestic flavors on earth.

The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices

  • Filename: the-encyclopedia-of-herbs-and-spices.
  • ISBN: 0754803333
  • Release Date: 2000-04-01
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author: Andi Clevely
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books

This is a guide to identifying and using herbs and spices, complete with appropriate historical information, facts on growing herbs, herb and spice preparation, cooking techniques, containers and recipes.

Herbs Spices

  • Filename: herbs-spices.
  • ISBN: 1465435980
  • Release Date: 2015-05-05
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Jill Norman
  • Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

A complete guide to preparing and cooking with fresh and dried herbs and spices furnishes detailed information on hundreds of spices and herbs, organized by aroma and taste, along with a cross-cultural selection of recipes, step-by-step preparation techniques, and full-color photography.

The Spice Companion

  • Filename: the-spice-companion.
  • ISBN: 9781101905470
  • Release Date: 2016-11-01
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Lior Lev Sercarz
  • Publisher: Clarkson Potter

A stunning and definitive spice guide by the country’s most sought-after expert, with hundreds of fresh ideas and tips for using pantry spices, 102 never-before-published recipes for spice blends, gorgeous photography, and breathtaking botanical illustrations. Since founding his spice shop in 2006, Lior Lev Sercarz has become the go-to source for fresh and unusual spices as well as small-batch custom blends for renowned chefs around the world. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. For each of the 102 curated spices, Lev Sercarz provides the history and origin, information on where to buy and how to store it, five traditional cuisine pairings, three quick suggestions for use (such as adding cardamom to flavor chicken broth), and a unique spice blend recipe to highlight it in the kitchen. Sumptuous photography and botanical illustrations of each spice make this must-have resource—which also features debossing on the front cover, an orange-stained book edge, and a silver ribbon marker—as beautiful as it is informative.

Heinerman s Encyclopedia of Healing Herbs Spices

  • Filename: heinerman-s-encyclopedia-of-healing-herbs-spices.
  • ISBN: 0133102025
  • Release Date: 1995-12-01
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Author: John Heinerman
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall Direct

From a medical anthropologist's files, here are Nature's own healing herbs and spices for hundreds of today's most common health problems.

The Spice Lover s Guide to Herbs and Spices

  • Filename: the-spice-lover-s-guide-to-herbs-and-spices.
  • ISBN: 047121423X
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 422
  • Author: Tony Hill
  • Publisher:

Complete with 185 color photographs, The Spice Lover's Guide to Herbs & Spices is an indispensable culinary reference that is both a pleasure to cook with and enjoyable to read."--BOOK JACKET.

The Encyclopedia of Herbs Spices Flavourings

  • Filename: the-encyclopedia-of-herbs-spices-flavourings.
  • ISBN: 0863189822
  • Release Date: 1992
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz
  • Publisher: DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley)

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.

Herb Spice Companion

  • Filename: herb-spice-companion.
  • ISBN: 9781577151142
  • Release Date: 2015-11-02
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Author: Lindsay Herman
  • Publisher: Wellfleet

You can spice up your cooking when you learn how to grow, dry, store and use over 100 herbs and spices! Herb and Spice Companion is your ultimate guide for using fresh and dried herbs and spices in the kitchen. Inside this handy book, get descriptions of more than 100 herbs and spices from around the world. Discover useful tips on storing and using spices to create innovative combinations of flavors. This is the essential guidebook to using herbs and spices to add flavor and depth in your cooking. From basil to beebalm, from lavender to lemon verbena, learn all of the interesting aspects of your herbs, including their rich history, how to grow, harvest, and dry them, and even their unique medicinal uses. This is a must-have for anyone's cookbook library.

The Contemporary Encyclopedia of Herbs Spices

  • Filename: the-contemporary-encyclopedia-of-herbs-spices.
  • ISBN: 047121423X
  • Release Date: 2004
  • Number of pages: 422
  • Author: Tony Hill
  • Publisher: Wiley

A comprehensive guide for today's cooks provides entries for more than 350 herbs and spices, featuring in each listing Latin names, countries of origin, and seasoning suggestions, in a reference that is complemented by recipes and more than two hundred color photographs.

The Spice and Herb Bible

  • Filename: the-spice-and-herb-bible.
  • ISBN: 0778801462
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 606
  • Author: Ian Hemphill
  • Publisher: Robert Rose Incorporated

Presents information on and color photos of over one hundred alphabetized spices and herbs, covering their use, complements, purchase, and storage and providing a recipe with each; and explains how to make more than thirty-five spice blends.

Essential Spices and Herbs

  • Filename: essential-spices-and-herbs.
  • ISBN: 1623156289
  • Release Date: 2015-08-31
  • Number of pages: 292
  • Author: Christina Nichol
  • Publisher: Rockridge Press

50 Herbs and Spices That Will Transform the Way You Cook The key to becoming a skilled home cook isn't about tracking down the perfect recipes or mastering the techniques of professional chefs. It lies in understanding the vast world of flavor, one that can be difficult to navigate. Essential Spices and Herbs introduces you to the 50 must-know herbs and spices that will take your cooking to the next level. Detailed profiles of these game-changing flavors for the modern kitchen include pairing suggestions, complimentary foods, and noted health benefits, plus recipes to put them to use. Acquaint yourself with the aromas and flavors of these fundamental herbs and spices, with: * An overview of the healing powers of key herbs and spices* Over 100 delicious, easy-to-prepare recipes * 10 essential spice mixes to quickly add flavor to any dish* A guide to spice and herb combinations by cuisine to celebrate global flavors * Informative tips for buying and storing spices and herbsPart reference, part cookbook, Essential Spices and Herbs will guide you along your journey through the magical world of flavor.Recipes include: Cold Bulgarian Cucumber Soup, Roasted Garlic and Brie, Rosemary Grits, Brown Butter-Sage Sauce with Tagliatelle and Pumpkin, Thyme-Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

The Encyclopedia of Herbs Spices Flavorings

  • Filename: the-encyclopedia-of-herbs-spices-flavorings.
  • ISBN: 1564580652
  • Release Date: 1992-01
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz
  • Publisher: Dk Pub

Includes information on more than two hundred herbs, spices, essences, edible flowers and leaves, aromatics, vinegars, oils, teas, and coffees

Herb and Spices

  • Filename: herb-and-spices.
  • ISBN: 0241198763
  • Release Date: 2015-04-22
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Jill Norman
  • Publisher:

The essential companion for every creative cook With global herbs, spice and seasonings now widely available, cooking has never been more varied. Add exciting and exotic new flavours to your cooking with flair and creativity with this practical reference book. If you don't know your wasabi from your epazote this is the guide for you. With directions on how to choose, use, store and grow over 200 world herbs and spices, and over 100 recipes for blends, spice rubs and flavour-packed sauces this is the comprehensive reference for cooks of any skill level. This updated edition comes with 25 brand new recipes, plus a completely updated guide to include all international herbs and spices available now. Experiment with flavour and explore exotic cuisines with Herbs & Spices as your essential companion.

Field Guide to Herbs Spices

  • Filename: field-guide-to-herbs-spices.
  • ISBN: 1594740828
  • Release Date: 2006-01-01
  • Number of pages: 313
  • Author: Aliza Green
  • Publisher: Quirk Books

It's the little things like herbs and spices that make a meal taste so good-a sprig of rosemary simmering with the soup, chopped dill to infuse the yogurt. For the reader who doesn't know thyme from sage, Field Guide to Herbs & Spices comes to the rescue. This new title in the wildly successful Field Guide series comes in a handy, portable size with photos of over 200 seasonings cross-referenced to the detailed text. Knowing a spice's history, season, properties and pairings, readers will soon be flavouring dishes like a pro.

Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World

  • Filename: culinary-herbs-and-spices-of-the-world.
  • ISBN: 9780226091839
  • Release Date: 2014-09-26
  • Number of pages: 320
  • Author: Ben-Erik van Wyk
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press

For centuries herbs and spices have been an integral part of many of the world’s great cuisines. But spices have a history of doing much more than adding life to bland foods. They have been the inspiration for, among other things, trade, exploration, and poetry. Priests employed them in worship, incantations, and rituals, and shamans used them as charms to ward off evil spirits. Nations fought over access to and monopoly of certain spices, like cinnamon and nutmeg, when they were rare commodities. Not only were many men’s fortunes made in the pursuit of spices, spices at many periods throughout history literally served as currency. In Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World, Ben-Erik van Wyk offers the first fully illustrated, scientific guide to nearly all commercial herbs and spices in existence. Van Wyk covers more than 150 species—from black pepper and blackcurrant to white mustard and white ginger—detailing the propagation, cultivation, and culinary uses of each. Introductory chapters capture the essence of culinary traditions, traditional herb and spice mixtures, preservation, presentation, and the chemistry of flavors, and individual entries include the chemical compounds and structures responsible for each spice or herb’s characteristic flavor. Many of the herbs and spices van Wyk covers are familiar fixtures in our own spice racks, but a few—especially those from Africa and China—will be introduced for the first time to American audiences. Van Wyk also offers a global view of the most famous use or signature dish for each herb or spice, satisfying the gourmand’s curiosity for more information about new dishes from little-known culinary traditions. People all over the world are becoming more sophisticated and demanding about what they eat and how it is prepared. Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World will appeal to those inquisitive foodies in addition to gardeners and botanists.

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