Tom Stobart's award-winning Herbs Spices and Flavourings has long been recognized as the authoritative work on the subject. It is a truly amazing source of information covering, alphabetically over 400 different herbs, spices and flavourings found throughout the world and based on the extensive notes he made on his travels in 70 countries. Each entry carries detailed descriptions of the origin, history, magical, medicinal, scientific and culinary uses, together with a thorough assessment of tastes and effects of cooking, freezing and pickling. The author assigns the scientific, botanical, native and popular names for given plants and ingredients making exact identification easy and clearing up any confusions which may exist on differing countries names and usages. No other work in print has ever covered with such exhausting precision this important subject making this work of reference essential for all cooks, gardeners and horticulturalists.
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Tom Stobart's extensively researched, alphabetical reference guide to herbs, spices, and flavorings, quite literally, defines good taste. Illustrated throughout, this comprehensive volume discusses nearly four hundred different herbs, spices, and flavorings found all over the world.
From Almond to Zedoary, each entry includes a detailed description of native uses, origins, and history; magical, medicinal, and scientific uses; and botanical, native, and popular names. There are also knowledgeable assessments of the gradations in taste and intensity, and the effects of cooking, freezing, pickling, and maturing on every spice, herb, and flavoring covered -- a feature all cooks will surely appreciate.Product Description:
Over 400 herbs and spices from around the world are presented in this book. There is a detailed description of each entry, its names, origins, history, and its magical, medicinal, scientific and culinary uses, together with an assessment of taste and effects of cooking, freezing and maturing.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0140462619
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd 1977-08-25, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 0140462619 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Bookseller Inventory # TM-0140462619