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The Encyclopedia Of Spices And Herbs

Author : Padma Lakshmi
ISBN : 9780062375247
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 70.63 MB
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From the Emmy-nominated host of the award-winning Top Chef, an A-to-Z compendium of spices, herbs, salts, peppers, and blends, with beautiful photography and a wealth of explanation, history, and cooking advice. Award-winning cookbook author and television host Padma Lakshmi, inspired by her life of traveling across the globe, brings together the world’s spices and herbs in a vibrant, comprehensive alphabetical guide. This definitive culinary reference book is illustrated with rich color photographs that capture the essence of a diverse range of spices and their authentic flavors. The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs includes complete descriptions, histories, and cooking suggestions for ingredients from basic herbs to the most exotic seeds and chilies, as well as information on toasting spices, making teas, and infusing various oils and vinegars. And no other market epitomizes Padma’s love for spices and global cuisine than where she spent her childhood—lingering in the aisles of the iconic gourmet food store Kalustyan’s, in New York City. Perfect for the holiday season and essential to any well-stocked kitchen or cooking enthusiast, The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs is an invaluable resource as well as a stunning and adventurous tour of some of the most wondrous and majestic flavors on earth.
Category: Cooking

The Encyclopedia Of Herbs Spices Flavorings

Author : Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz
ISBN : 1564580652
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 51.69 MB
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Includes information on more than two hundred herbs, spices, essences, edible flowers and leaves, aromatics, vinegars, oils, teas, and coffees
Category: Cooking

The Encyclopedia Of Herbs And Spices

Author : P N Ravindran
ISBN : 9781780643151
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 69.53 MB
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The Encyclopedia of Herbs and Spices provides comprehensive coverage of the taxonomy, botany, chemistry, functional properties, medicinal uses, culinary uses and safety issues relating to over 250 species of herbs and spices. These herbs and spices constitute an important agricultural commodity; many are traded globally and are indispensable for pharmaceuticals, flavouring foods and beverages, and in the perfumery and cosmetic industries. More recently, they are increasingly being identified as having high nutraceutical potential and important value in human healthcare. This encyclopedia is an excellent resource for researchers, students, growers and manufacturers, in the fields of horticulture, agriculture, botany, crop sciences, food science and pharmacognosy.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Encyclopedia Of Herbs And Spices

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ISBN : 1901289060
Genre : Cooking (Herbs)
File Size : 58.24 MB
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This encyclopedia includes a history of herbs, a practical guide to choosing, planting, harvesting and preserving fresh herbs, a comprehensive A-Z, and a recipe section which includes starters, main courses, barbecues, picnics and desserts
Category: Cooking (Herbs)

Cook S Encyclopedia Of Spices

Author : Sallie Morris
ISBN : 0754812286
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 31.86 MB
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This fabulous encyclopedia of spices is not only a practical cookbook but an invaluable and expert kitchen reference.
Category: Cooking

Encyclopedia Of Herbs Spices And Flavourings

Author : Elisabeth Lambert
ISBN : 1868124630
Genre : Cooking (Herbs)
File Size : 73.4 MB
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A comprehensive sourcebook featuring information on more than 200 herbs, spices, essences, edible flowers and leaves, aromatics, vinegars, oils, teas and coffees. Each entry has instructions on how to use the ingredient, special preparation techniques and decorative uses.
Category: Cooking (Herbs)

Herb And Spices

Author : Jill Norman
ISBN : 0241198763
Genre : Cooking (Herbs)
File Size : 41.61 MB
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The essential companion for every creative cook With global herbs, spice and seasonings now widely available, cooking has never been more varied. Add exciting and exotic new flavours to your cooking with flair and creativity with this practical reference book. If you don't know your wasabi from your epazote this is the guide for you. With directions on how to choose, use, store and grow over 200 world herbs and spices, and over 100 recipes for blends, spice rubs and flavour-packed sauces this is the comprehensive reference for cooks of any skill level. This updated edition comes with 25 brand new recipes, plus a completely updated guide to include all international herbs and spices available now. Experiment with flavour and explore exotic cuisines with Herbs & Spices as your essential companion.
Category: Cooking (Herbs)

Heinerman S Encyclopedia Of Healing Herbs Spices

Author : John Heinerman
ISBN : 0133102025
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 81.83 MB
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From a medical anthropologist's files, here are Nature's own healing herbs and spices for hundreds of today's most common health problems.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Contemporary Encyclopedia Of Herbs Spices

Author : Tony Hill
ISBN : 047121423X
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 40.87 MB
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A comprehensive guide for today's cooks provides entries for more than 350 herbs and spices, featuring in each listing Latin names, countries of origin, and seasoning suggestions, in a reference that is complemented by recipes and more than two hundred color photographs.
Category: Cooking

Encyclopedia Of Herbs Condiments And Spices For Cooks Gardeners And Healthy Eaters

Author : Surrinder Kumar Bhatia
ISBN : 8187877162
Genre : Condiments
File Size : 39.28 MB
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Do the small amounts of herbs and spices we add to our food have any nutritional and medical benefits?The answer is yes, when they are used in the right way. From alfalfa to yeast, The Encyclopaedia of Herbs, Condiments and Spices tells you: The plant from which the herb or spice derives The native habitats and properties of herbs and spices The use of herbs and spices in cooking and their nutritional value The medicinal benefits and possible adverse effects of each herb or spiceThe practical uses of herbs and spices around the house, as home remedies, cosmetics and in the control of insects
Category: Condiments

Handbook Of Herbs And Spices

Author : K. V. Peter
ISBN : 1855737213
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 58.65 MB
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Annotation CONTENTS Part 1 General issues: The functional role of herbal spices; Herbs and spices and antimicrobials; Screening for health effects of herbs; Under-utilised herbs and spices. Part 2 Particular herbs and spices: Ajowan; Allspice; Chervil; Coriander; Geranium; Lavender; Mustard; Nigella; Oregano; Parsley; Rosemary; Sesame; Star anise; Thyme; Vanilla.
Category: Technology & Engineering

The Encyclopedia Of Crystals Herbs And New Age Elements

Author : Adams Media
ISBN : 9781440591099
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
File Size : 51.21 MB
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"From crystals and herbs to flowers and essential oils, this comprehensive guide shows you how to use a variety of New Age elements to enhance your life. Each page includes information on their attributes, healing properties, and how they can be applied in any situation. With detailed descriptions and an informative glossary, you can quickly discover the New Age element that best serves your purpose, whether it's promoting healing, activating creativity, or bringing about good fortune"
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Herb And Spice Seeds

Author : Terry A. Woodger
ISBN : 9781612330433
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 54.41 MB
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This full-color, user-friendly field guide covers the basics involved in the collection, cleaning, and storage of herb and spice seeds. Learn from an expert how to overcome pests when storing seeds, and handle environmental factors that may threaten the integrity of your seeds. An introduction to identifying different varieties of seeds will make collecting easy for beginner and experienced collectors alike. Over 100 close-up color photographs of seeds gathered from herbs and spices are included in this encyclopedia-style guide. Each entry identifies the seed's family, common name, species, genera, and origin, and includes collection methods, a description of the number and color of seeds, useful hints for collection, and notes on growing the source plant. Gardeners around the world will appreciate this useful field guide when harvesting nature's bounty and preserving its genetic material for years and gardens to come.
Category: Gardening

Herbs Spices

Author : Jill Norman
ISBN : 1465435980
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 52.87 MB
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A complete guide to preparing and cooking with fresh and dried herbs and spices furnishes detailed information on hundreds of spices and herbs, organized by aroma and taste, along with a cross-cultural selection of recipes, step-by-step preparation techniques, and full-color photography.
Category: Cooking

Herbs Spices Flavourings

Author : Tom Stobart
ISBN : 9781911621577
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 88.26 MB
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Tom Stobarts 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 flavorings 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 horticulturists.
Category: Cooking

The Complete Book Of Herbs And Spices

Author : Brenda Little
ISBN : 1933317515
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 54.86 MB
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This practical guide gives instructions on all things herbs-and-spices—from cultivating and drying to proper storage—and additionally provides a dictionary with descriptions, illustrations, and uses for more than 130 herbs and spices. Recipes and cooking advice are complemented by tips for using herbs and spices medicinally and cosmetically. Sized for maximum ease of use, this sourcebook is a necessity for anyone wanting to add zest and seasoning to both their meals and lives.
Category: Cooking

Herb And Spice

Author : Jill Norman
ISBN : 1405306971
Genre : Cookery (Herbs)
File Size : 35.68 MB
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The first book to show all the parts of herbs and spices available for culinary use with full details of how to prepare and cook with them Interest in herbs and spices has never been greater. They are viewed as the healthy alternative to salt and fat, which are linked to a range of health problems Consumer demand has made once hard-to-find ingredients such as wild rocket and lemongrass into supermarket staples. In line with Europe, the American Spice Trade Association reports skyrocketing consumption of spices, with an increased uptake of over 45% in the last decade Provides the essential information that recipe books leave out: how to prepare fresh and dried herbs and whole spices for cooking Information on how herbs and spices are used in their native cuisines, plus notes on sympathetic and unusual food-herb and food-spice partnerships Ordered by aroma and flavour, with tasting notes that accurately describe both
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The Encyclopedia Of Herbs

Author : Thomas DeBaggio
ISBN : 1604691344
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 75.30 MB
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This meticulously researched compendium provides every aspect of growing, identifying, harvesting, preserving, and using more than 500 species of herbs. Thorough profiles provide a plant's botanical name and family, whether it is an annual or perennial, its height, hardiness, light requirements, water consumption, required soil type, and pH. The often fascinating history of the plant, the chemistry of its essential oils, and its culinary, landscape, and craft uses are also included, as is advice on how to propagate. For the first edition of their work, both authors received The Gertrude B. Foster Award for Excellence in Herbal Literature from the Herb Society of America. This new edition adds important species and includes updated nomenclature.
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What Herb Is That

Author : John Hemphill
ISBN : 0811716341
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 66.48 MB
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Provides a guide to growing and using herbs for cooking, medicinal uses, and for creating cosmetics and gifts
Category: Gardening