Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World

Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World

Kew2013

Hardback320pp Illustrated238x164mm

9781842465011     Product Code: 509049

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The botanist Ben-Erik van Wyk presents a fully illustrated, scientific guide to nearly all the commercial herbs and spices in use today. After chapters on the history of spices and culinary traditions and lists of common names, the A to Z covers over 150 species, from Aframomum corrorima (Ethiopian cardamom) to Zingiber officinale (ginger), each illustrated entry giving details of the spice or herb, the plant, its origins, cultivation and culinary use and the chemistry of its flavour.

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