Field Guide to Herbs & Spices

Field Guide to Herbs & Spices

How to Identify, Select, and Use Virtually Every Seasoning at the Market

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Field Guide to Herbs & Spices will forever change the way you cook. With this practical guide--including full-color photographs of more than 200 different herbs, spices, and spice mixtures--you'll never again be intimidated or confused by the vast array of spices available.
Learn to discern the differences between the varieties of basil, the various colors of sesame seeds, the diverse types of sugar and salt, and even how to identify spice pastes like zhoug, harissa, and achiote. Each entry features a basic history of the herb or spice (saffron used to be worth more than gold!), its season (if applicable), selection and preparation tips, a recipe featuring the seasoning, and some suggested flavor pairings. Complete with more than one hundred recipes, Field Guide to Herbs & Spices is a must-have resource for every home cook.
Meals will never be the same again!

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Quirk ; San Francisco, CA : Distributed in North America by Chronicle Books, c2006.
ISBN: 9781594740824
Branch Call Number: 641.657 GREEN A
Characteristics: vi, 313 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 15 cm.


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