The Power of... Spices
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With uses far beyond the flavouring of food, spices come from seeds, fruits, berries, trees and roots, some of which have been traded for over 4,000 years. Exploring 60 specific spices, this comprehensive guide explains their taste, uses and origins, incorporating colour photographs to aid identification. Fact sections, including maps, tell the story of salt and the spice trade, concluding with a list of meanings connected to different spices, from Allspice to Orange Zest.