Lore of Spices

Lore of Spices is not a recipe book. Instead, it is an informative cooking companion with useful information on all types of spices, including their history, nature and uses around the world. 


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages. 

Copyright: 1992 

Publisher: Grange Books 

Author: J.O., Swahn 

ISBN: 9781856272711

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Description: Spices vary in nature from common to exotic, but have always played an important role in our history. The search for spices led to discovery of new worlds, the value of spices influenced the rise and fall of empires, the enjoyment of spices transformed food preparation and has affected lifestyles. 

The Lore of Spices explores the cultural history of the amazing uses of spices, in addition to describing the plants and their origins. From anise, coriander and ginger to laurel, rosemary, wormwood and vanilla, the informative text describes forty main spices and includes anecdotes and recipes. Complemented with finely reproduced botanical art, The Lore of Spice is a feast for the senses. 


Condition: Good condition. 

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