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: 1780643152
  • Release Date: 2017-02-10
  • Number of pages: 1128
  • Author: P. Ravindran
  • Publisher:



Special prepublication offer of $560--a 15% savings--through February 28th, 2017. The Encyclopedia will be $660 thereafter. The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices provides comprehensive coverage of the taxonomy, botany, chemistry, functional properties, medicinal uses, culinary uses and safety issues relating to over 250 species of herbs and spices. These herbs and spices constitute an important agricultural commodity and are indispensable for pharmaceuticals, flavoring foods and beverages, and in the perfumery and cosmetic industries. More recently, they are increasingly being identified as having high nutraceutical potential and important value in human healthcare. An invaluable reference tool, this book: * Presents easily accessible information, including up-to-date nomenclature and taxonomy * Is beautifully illustrated with over 250 figures * Begins with an introductory chapter on the definition, classification, history, and applications of herbs and spices worldwide * Is written by a well-known authority within the field This encyclopedia is an excellent resource for researchers, students, growers and manufacturers, in the fields of horticulture, agriculture, botany, crop sciences, food science and pharmacognosy.

The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices

  • Filename: the-encyclopedia-of-herbs-and-spices.
  • ISBN: 1901289060
  • Release Date: 1997-01-01
  • Number of pages: 512
  • Author:
  • Publisher: Hermes House (UK)



This encyclopedia includes a history of herbs, a practical guide to choosing, planting, harvesting and preserving fresh herbs, a comprehensive A-Z, and a recipe section which includes starters, main courses, barbecues, picnics and desserts

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.

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

The World Encyclopedia of Spices

  • Filename: the-world-encyclopedia-of-spices.
  • ISBN: 0754800571
  • Release Date: 1999
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Sallie Morris
  • Publisher: Lorenz Books



This book is a comprehensive, practical sourcebook and kitchen reference, with information on all the common and lesser known spices and traditional spice blends.'

Cook s Encyclopedia of Spices

  • Filename: cook-s-encyclopedia-of-spices.
  • ISBN: 0754812286
  • Release Date: 2003
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Sallie Morris
  • Publisher:



This fabulous encyclopedia of spices is not only a practical cookbook but an invaluable and expert kitchen reference.

The Complete Cook s Encyclopedia of Spices

  • Filename: the-complete-cook-s-encyclopedia-of-spices.
  • ISBN: 1844766152
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Sallie Morris
  • Publisher: Southwater Pub



Exotic, aromatic and exciting, spices play a huge part in almost every cuisine. This fabulous encyclopedia is not only a practical cookbook but an invaluable and expert kitchen reference. It includes step-by-step preparation and cooking techniques, and essential information on storage containers and equipment. Over 50 spices are shown in glorious full-colour, showing their various forms ? whole, ground, dried or fresh. Their aroma, flavour, culinary and medicinal uses and cooking tips are also listed. In addition, there are illustrated recipes for more than 35 spice blends, from Kashmiri Masala to Apple Pie Spice. Also included are over 100 flavour-packed recipes for every day of the week from soups and starters through beef, lamb and pork to preserves and chutneys. Try sizzling Hot and Sour Prawn Soup or a hearty Lamb Tagine. There are also ideas for making scented gifts and decorations, and preparing aromatic cooking oils, flavoured vinegars and a multitude of drinks.

Encyclopedia Of Herbs Condiments And Spices For Cooks Gardeners And Healthy Eaters

  • Filename: encyclopedia-of-herbs-condiments-and-spices-for-cooks-gardeners-and-healthy-eaters.
  • ISBN: 8187877162
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 199
  • Author: Surrinder Kumar Bhatia
  • Publisher: Reliance Publishing House



Do the small amounts of herbs and spices we add to our food have any nutritional and medical benefits?The answer is yes, when they are used in the right way. From alfalfa to yeast, The Encyclopaedia of Herbs, Condiments and Spices tells you: The plant from which the herb or spice derives The native habitats and properties of herbs and spices The use of herbs and spices in cooking and their nutritional value The medicinal benefits and possible adverse effects of each herb or spiceThe practical uses of herbs and spices around the house, as home remedies, cosmetics and in the control of insects

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.

Handbook of Herbs and Spices

  • Filename: handbook-of-herbs-and-spices.
  • ISBN: 1855737213
  • Release Date: 2004-01-01
  • Number of pages: 360
  • Author: K. V. Peter
  • Publisher: Woodhead Publishing



Annotation CONTENTS Part 1 General issues: The functional role of herbal spices; Herbs and spices and antimicrobials; Screening for health effects of herbs; Under-utilised herbs and spices. Part 2 Particular herbs and spices: Ajowan; Allspice; Chervil; Coriander; Geranium; Lavender; Mustard; Nigella; Oregano; Parsley; Rosemary; Sesame; Star anise; Thyme; Vanilla.

Hexenmedizin

  • Filename: hexenmedizin.
  • ISBN: 3855026017
  • Release Date: 1998
  • Number of pages: 272
  • Author: Claudia Müller-Ebeling
  • Publisher:



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