Over 400 herbs and spices from around the world are presented in this book. There is a detailed description of each entry, its names, origins, history, and its magical, medicinal, scientific and culinary uses, together with an assessment of taste and effects of cooking, freezing and maturing.
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Tom Stobart OBE, was a traveller and explorer as well as a cookery expert. He originally trained as a zoologist and later became a documentary film maker, most notably recording the ascent of Everest by Sir Edmund Hilary. He died in 1980.Review:
'Clear, lucid, learned, compendious and invaluable.' Joanna Blythman, The Guardian Weekend; '...deserves a place in your library if you don't have it already.' Financial Times Weekend
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1977. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140462619
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