The Magic of Spice Blends

  • Filename: the-magic-of-spice-blends.
  • ISBN: 9781631590740
  • Release Date: 2015-12-15
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Aliza Green
  • Publisher:



Aliza Green provides a fully-illustrated guide to spices, creating 50 spice blends, and 50 recipes using flavor profiles from around the world.

The Magic of Spice Blends

  • Filename: the-magic-of-spice-blends.
  • ISBN: 9781627887991
  • Release Date: 2015-10-26
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Aliza Green
  • Publisher: Quarry Books



A pinch of this and a dash of that, and you'll be creating distinctive and delectable flavors in every dish! Today, more than ever, we have access to almost every spice and herb imaginable. But it's the careful blending of herbs and spices that is the true art of the spice handler. The Magic of Spice Blends reveals the secrets of creating and cooking with the world's classic spice blends from seven regions: Africa, the Far East, Europe, India, the Middle East, North America and the Caribbean, Mexico, and South America. Chef Aliza Green guides you through the principles of choosing, working with, and blending spices. Join the fun of creating personalized spice and herb blends and knowing just what goes into them--no ancient, bitter, musty dust here! Find resources on where to purchase great quality herds and spices, even organic, non-irradiated. You can even grow your own and use them to make those wonderful spice blends. Along with background information on the history, culture, and culinary uses of each blend, The Magic of Spice Blends includes recipes and variations for 50 spice blends and an additional 50 recipes featuring the blends, including: Spicy Moroccan Steamed Mussels with Charmoula (Africa); Vietnamese Chicken Bahn-Mi Sandwich with Chinese Five Spice (the Far East); Swedish Gingerbread Cookies (Europe); Grilled Vadouvan Salmon with Date-Tamarind Chutney (India); Watermelon, Labne, and Mint Salad with Lime-Advieh Dressing (the Middle East); Louisiana Spicy Boiled Crayfish (North America); and Jerk-Spiced Turkey Wings (the Caribbean, Mexico, and South America).

The Magic of Spice Blends

  • Filename: the-magic-of-spice-blends.
  • ISBN: 9781631590740
  • Release Date: 2015-12-15
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Aliza Green
  • Publisher:



Aliza Green provides a fully-illustrated guide to spices, creating 50 spice blends, and 50 recipes using flavor profiles from around the world.

Herb Mixtures Spicy Blends

  • Filename: herb-mixtures-spicy-blends.
  • ISBN: 9780882669182
  • Release Date: 1996
  • Number of pages: 156
  • Author: Deborah L. Balmuth
  • Publisher: Storey Publishing



A collection of inexpensive, healthy recipes for seasonings includes Mexican, Cajun, Thai, and Italian blends for use in appetizers, spreads, and entrees

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 Complete Book of Spices

  • Filename: the-complete-book-of-spices.
  • ISBN: 0140238042
  • Release Date: 1995-01-01
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Author: Jill Norman
  • Publisher: Studio



A photographic catalog of more than forty-five familiar and exotic spices accompanies information on culinary, domestic, and medicinal uses and applications of spices

Spice Trip

  • Filename: spice-trip.
  • ISBN: 9781448156825
  • Release Date: 2012-10-26
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Emma Grazette
  • Publisher: Random House



Stevie Parle and Emma Grazette are on a mission to spice up Britain's kitchens and revolutionise the way we cook with the treasures hidden away in our cupboards. This book, accompanying the award-winning Channel 4 series, will show just how to bring the magic of spice into your home. Emma and Stevie have been on a journey to all corners of the world to discover the secrets of six essential everyday spices, learning from the world's experts - the people who grow and cook with them every day. In this book they share the best recipes, therapies and mementoes from their journey. Their recipes are inspired not just by the countries visited on this trip, but from all over the world. Some are hot, some sweet, some subtle, and they're all special, take less than twenty minutes to prepare and are really easy to cook. And as well as exploring the culinary uses of each spice, Emma also reveals their therapeutic value through the secrets she discovered from the remarkable people she met on her journey. With over 100 thoroughly tested recipes, therapies and photography from an incredible journey, let Spice Trip transform your cooking and your life from the ordinary to the extraordinary.

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.

Spice Health Heroes

  • Filename: spice-health-heroes.
  • ISBN: 1910254770
  • Release Date: 2016-10-20
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Author: Natasha MacAller
  • Publisher: Jacqui Small LLP



Spices are celebrated the world over for the depth of flavor that they bring to the dishes to which they are added. The alchemy of roasting and blending the perfect spice mix is a careful balance of sweet, sour, bitter and spicy that can elevate a dish to something truly special. But beyond their remarkable taste, many spices have huge benefits to health and nutrition that are only now beginning to be recognized in the Western world. This beautiful cook book includes a detailed study of the history, myths and traditional uses of spices. Spice Health Heroes examines the culinary, nutritional and medical applications of the everyday and more exotic spices found in your pantry. Medical and nutritional claims are backed by contributions from an impressive team of international medical professionals and institutions. With more than 80 recipes, including contributions from some 20 internationally renowned chefs from around the world, such as Yotam Ottolenghi, April Bloomfield and 2016 James Beard winners Lidia Bastianich and Ragahavan Iyer, Spice Health Heroes takes you on a journey through the spice cabinet and will inspire you to add a fragrant spice to every meal.

The Spice Merchant s Daughter

  • Filename: the-spice-merchant-s-daughter.
  • ISBN: 9780307396280
  • Release Date: 2008
  • Number of pages: 231
  • Author: Christina Arokiasamy
  • Publisher: Clarkson Potter



A definitive guide to creatively blending and cooking with spices explains how to combine and use spices in both traditional and innovative ways and offers a tantalizing blend of one hundred recipes inspired by Southeast Asian cuisine that includes such dishes as Lemon Pepper Wings, Spicy Beef Salad, and Cardamom Butter Rice with Sultanas. 20,000 first printing.

Mixing Essential Oils for Magic

  • Filename: mixing-essential-oils-for-magic.
  • ISBN: 9780738737157
  • Release Date: 2013-11-08
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: Sandra Kynes
  • Publisher: Llewellyn Worldwide



The Ultimate Guide to Mixing, Matching, and Making Essential Oils Choose the best essential oils for your creative and magical mixing with this straightforward, hands-on guide. Through step-by-step instruction on how to measure, mix, and assess blends, you’ll move beyond following others’ recipes and into creating your own oil combinations. Mixing Essential Oils for Magic offers everything you need to understand not only how to blend but also why specific blends work together. Learn how to mix oils by botanical family, scent group, and perfume note. Discover an encyclopedic listing of essential and carrier oil profiles, as well as thorough cross-references for the oils and their magical associations. With guidance on the historical and present-day uses of essential oils, you’ll make personal blending an integral part of your spiritual and magical practices.

Nom Nom Paleo

  • Filename: nom-nom-paleo.
  • ISBN: 9781449457174
  • Release Date: 2013-12-17
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Michelle Tam
  • Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing



A New York Times cookbook best-seller. Nom Nom Paleo is a visual feast, crackling with humor and packed with stunningly photographed step-by-step recipes free of gluten, soy, and added sugar. Designed to inspire the whole family to chow down on healthy, home-cooked meals, this cookbook compiles over 100 foolproof paleo recipes that demonstrate how fun and flavorful cooking with wholesome ingredients can be. And did we mention the cartoons? Nom Nom Paleo kicks off with a fresh introduction to Paleo eating, taking readers on a guided tour of author Michelle Tam's real-food strategies for stocking the kitchen, saving time, and maximizing flavors while maintaining a Paleo lifestyle. Also, sprinkled throughout the book are enlightening features on feeding kids, packing nutritious lunches, boosting umami, and much more. But the heart of this book are Michelle's award-winning primal Paleo recipes, 50 percent of which are brand-new --- even to diehard fans who own her bestselling iPad cookbook app. Readers can start by marrying their favorite ingredients with building blocks like Sriracha Mayonnaise, Louisiana Remoulade, and the infamous Magic Mushroom Powder. These basic recipes lay the foundation for many of the fabulous delights in the rest of the book including Eggplant "Ricotta" Stacks, Crab Louie, and Devils on Horseback. There's something for everyone in this cookbook, from small bites like Apple Chips and Kabalagala (Ugandan plantain fritters) to family-sized platters of Coconut Pineapple "Rice" and Siu Yoke (crispy roast pork belly). Crave exotic spices? You won't be able to resist the fragrant aromas of Fast Pho or Mulligatawny Soup. In the mood for down-home comforts? Make some Yankee Pot Roast or Chicken Nuggets drizzled with Lemon Honey Sauce. When a quick weeknight meal is in order, Nom Nom Paleo can show you how to make Crispy Smashed Chicken or Whole-Roasted Branzini in less than 30 minutes. And for a cold treat on a hot day, nothing beats Paleo-diet-friendly Mocha Popsicles or a two-minute Strawberry Banana Ice Cream. Eating healthy doesn't mean sacrificing flavor. This book gives you "Paleo with personality," and will make you excited to play in the kitchen again.

The Homemade Pantry

  • Filename: the-homemade-pantry.
  • ISBN: 9780307887269
  • Release Date: 2012
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: Alana Chernila
  • Publisher: Clarkson Potter



Demonstrates how busy home cooks can minimize dependence on packaged foods while promoting family health and satisfaction, in a volume that includes recipes for such everyday staples as crackers, mayonnaise, and potato chips.

The New American Herbal

  • Filename: the-new-american-herbal.
  • ISBN: 9780449819944
  • Release Date: 2014-09-30
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: Stephen Orr
  • Publisher: Clarkson Potter



From modern garden master Stephen Orr comes a new, definitive book on herbs to finally replace the dusty and outdated classics. Here are entries on hundreds of plants that are extraordinarily useful in cooking, homeopathy, and more; dozens of recipes and DIY projects; and beautifully styled photographs so you know just what you're growing. With more than 900 entries, each accompanied by brand new photography and helpful growing advice, The New American Herbal takes the study of herbs to an exciting new level. Orr covers the entire spectrum of herbaceous plants, from culinary to ornamental to aromatic and medicinal, presenting them in an easy to use A to Z format packed with recipes, DIY projects, and stunning examples of garden design highlighting herbal plantings. Learn about the herbs you've always wanted to grow (chervil, chamomile, and lovage), exotic herbs (such as Artemisia, the bitter herb used in Absinthe, or the anti-inflammatory Meadowsweet), and ornamental varieties (Monkshood and Perilla). For cooks there is indispensable guidance on planting and maintaining a bountiful kitchen garden and crafters will delight in dozens of exciting new uses for fresh, dried, and distilled herbs. Here, too, are 40 delicious recipes such as Ragu Bolognese with Fennel and Lemon Semolina Cake with Lavender, as well easy steps for projects such as a hanging herb garden and instructions on how to plant, dry, and preserve your garden’s bounty. Meticulously researched and exhaustive in its scope, The New American Herbal is an irresistible invitation to explore the versatility of herbs in all their beauty and variety. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Well Fed 2

  • Filename: well-fed-2.
  • ISBN: 9780989487504
  • Release Date: 2013-10-22
  • Number of pages: 251
  • Author: Melissa Joulwan
  • Publisher: Greenleaf Book Group



"Grain, sugar, legume, dairy free, Whole 30 approved"--Cover.

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