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The Herb and Spice Companion: A Connoisseur's Guideby Kathryn Hawkins
Synopses & Reviews
The Herb and Spice Companion is the newest addition to our very popular Companion series, which has already covered tea, cheese, chocolate, and coffee. With descriptions and ratings of more than 150 spices from around the world, The Herb and Spice Companion includes tips on storing and using spices to create innovative combinations of flavors. This is the essential guide to using herbs and spices to add flavor and depth in the kitchen. This book guides the reader through all aspects of herbs, including their rich history, how to grow, harvest, and dry them, and even their unique medicinal uses.
Everything you need to know about herbs and spices
This book guides the reader through all aspects of herbs, including their history; how to grow, harvest, and dry them; and their preparation for medicinal use. This volume also contains an extensive directory of more than 50 spices. Each entry gives the essential properties of the spice, as well as its medicinal and culinary uses where appropriate.
About the Author
Marcus A. Webb is a registered naturopath and has a private practice in the UK. He is a lecturer at the British College of Naturopathy and Osteopathy, where he gained his degrees, and the editor of The Health Advisor, working to bring knowledge of new and effective treatments to his audiences. Kathryn Hawkins is a respected food and cookery writer. She is a home economist and the former cookery editor of Women's Own magazine. She is the author of several books, including The Book of Light Chinese Dishes and Claypot Cookery.
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