Colourful spices from Asia, the Americas and the Mediterranean enrich today's world cuisines with incomparable aromas. Find out about the origins, uses and properties of cinnamon, nutmeg, saffron, cardamom, curcuma, vanilla, ginger, aniseed, coriander, pepper, mustard and many more. Includes the fascinating history of the spice trail, information on the collection and preparation of spices, and tips for preservation, as well as a useful address book and delicious recipes!

Book of Spices 2005, Hachette Illustrated UK, London

ISBN-13: 9781844301539