Synopses & Reviews
The first illustrated guide to cover the whole spectrum of herbs and spices for culinary use. Herbs and Spices is an indispensable reference that shows how to prepare fresh and dried herbs, how to use herbs and spices in cooking, and details everything that other books on the subject leave out. Containing a unique collection of recipes, from herb and spice mixes to rubs, pastes, salsas, and marinades, these authentic formulas will encourage cooks to think creatively and experiment on their own. Grouped by aroma and taste, with step-by-step preparation techniques and beautiful full-color photography, this book describes 60 herbs and the benefits of using them fresh or dried, and focuses on 60 spices from around the world, with a look at the early spice trade and how cross-cultural fusion has impacted on contemporary cooking.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 326-327) and index.
A terrific new guide to preparing and using fresh and dried herbs and spices to enhance flavor and turn ordinary dishes into something special, "Herbs & Spices" presents a cross-cultural collection of recipes and detailed information on hundreds of herbs and spices. Illustrations.
About the Author
Jill Norman is the author of DK's The Complete Book of Spices and has an extensive knowledge of food and cooking styles from around the world.