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The Spice Bible: Essential Information and More Than 250 Recipes Using Spices, Spice Mixes, and Spice Pastes


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ISBN13: 9781584796954
ISBN10: 1584796952
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The only book on spices that any chef or aspiring cook will ever need, The Spice Bible is a fully comprehensive guide to the fascinating history and enticing culinary uses of 45 fiery foods from around the world. Each entry—from ajowan through wolfberry—includes a description of the spices origin and uses, guidelines on how to integrate it into your own cooking, and a trove of other helpful information. (Which are the best spices to pair with saffron? When is the right time to throw away that leftover ginger?)

Like its companion volume, The Produce Bible, this must-have book also features more than 250 recipes—for appetizers, soups, entrees, side dishes, breads, desserts, and more—that highlight each ingredients distinctive taste and character. Carrot soup with caraway butter, seared salmon with sesame and cucumber, and beef filet poached in Asian-spiced broth are among the delectable dishes presented here, all created with flavorful spices and easily mastered by any cook.

The book also includes tips on purchasing and storing spices, along with sections on spice mixes and pastes such as curry, zaatar, and chermoula. Filled with evocative photographs throughout, The Spice Bible is an invaluable resource for anyone looking for a pinch of personality in their cooking—or a dash of inspiration.

About the Author

Jane Lawson, who worked as a chef in Sydney for many years, is now a consultant to a variety of food-related businesses and publications in Australia. The author of several cookbooks, she lives in Balgowlah, a suburb of Sydney.

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Lilian, January 2, 2010 (view all comments by Lilian)
This book first captivates you with is illustrations. Than as you begin to read it fills your head with the history and origin of each spices. You read tips on selecting your spices. Then you just can’t wait to go to the store to get your spices and ingredients to make the delicious dishes between these pages. The Spice Bible is a grate read cover to cover and a excellent references and cookbook for your shelf.
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Product Details

Essential Information and More Than 250 Recipes Using Spices, Spice mixes, and Spice Pastes
Lawson, Jane
Stewart, Tabori and Chang
Specific Ingredients - Herbs, Spices, Condiments
Herbs, Spices, Condiments
General Cooking
Cooking and Food-Sauces Salsa and Condiments
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
May 2008
Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
160 Color Photos
9.00 x 7.50 in
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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