The Cook's Guide to SpicesBook - 2000
Exotic, aromatic and exciting, spices play a huge part in almost every cuisine. This encyclopedia is not only a practical cookbook but an expert reference guide. Over 50 spices are shown as whole, ground, dried or fresh, and their aroma, culinary and medicinal uses are listed. In addition, there are illustrated recipes for more than 35 spice blends, from Kashmiri Masala to Apple Pie Spice. Recipes range from soups and appetizers through beef, lamb and pork to preserves and chutneys. There are also ideas for making scented gifts and spice decorations, and preparing aromatic oils, vinegars and a multitude of drinks. This collection will be invaluable to any cook.
Publisher: London : Hermes House, c2000
Characteristics: 256 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm