By Padma Lakshmi

From the Emmy-nominated host of the award-winning Top Chef, an A-to-Z compendium of spices, herbs, salts, peppers, and blends, with attractive images and a wealth of clarification, historical past, and cooking advice.

Award-winning cookbook writer and tv host Padma Lakshmi, encouraged through her lifetime of touring around the globe, brings jointly the world’s spices and herbs in a colourful, finished alphabetical consultant. This definitive culinary reference publication is illustrated with wealthy colour pictures that trap the essence of a various diversity of spices and their real flavors. The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs contains entire descriptions, histories, and cooking feedback for materials from easy herbs to the main unique seeds and chilies, in addition to details on toasting spices, making teas, and infusing a number of oils and vinegars. And no different industry epitomizes Padma’s love for spices and worldwide delicacies than the place she spent her childhood—lingering within the aisles of the enduring connoisseur nutrients shop Kalustyan’s, in ny urban.

Perfect for the vacation season and necessary to any well-stocked kitchen or cooking fanatic, The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs is a useful source in addition to a gorgeous and adventurous journey of a few of the main wondrous and majestic flavors on earth.

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