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The Encyclopedia of Spices

Pamela Westland

ISBN 10: 0856855731 / ISBN 13: 9780856855733
Published by Marshall Cavendish, London, 1979
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Binding is brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Dj is tanned toawrds the edges, otherwise it has only minimal shelfwear. Price-clipped. 152 pages. 114 photographs in full colour, 3 photographs in black and white. This book shows the importance of spices in trade and in history and how they helped to mould the world both through the wars that were fought and lost for them and in the lands that were discovered through the trade routes. If you are interested in do-it-yourself it shows how to create soft, natural hues to dye your clothes and how to make sweet-smelling incense and soap, and for the gardener, there is a comprehensive section on how to grow spices. Above all, the importance of spices lies in their flavour and with a good selection in your kitchen, the whole world of cooking is at your fingertips. The book has a section of recipes ranging from the piquant and fiery to the subtle and delicate and there is an easy-to-follow spice chart which should prove invaluable in your use of spices. Size: 11 1/2" x 8". Bookseller Inventory # 005712

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Title: The Encyclopedia of Spices

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish, London

Publication Date: 1979

Binding: Hard Back

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: Reprint.

Book Type: Book

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