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The Pepper - Trail History & Recipes from Around the World

Andrews, Jean

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ISBN 10: 1574410709 / ISBN 13: 9781574410709
Published by University of North Texas Press, Denton, TX, 1999
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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261 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the title page, white endpapers w/brown maps. The author follows the spice trade and early movements of capsicums along the spice roads through much of Turkey and the Middle East, Africa and Monsoon Asia (India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Indonesia) plus Sichuan and Hunan provinces in China. The book includes previous undiscovered facts, such as the etymology of the word "cayenne." The book has a "The IACP Cookbook Awards Winner" sticker on the title page. Size: 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall. Bookseller Inventory # 051263

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Title: The Pepper - Trail History & Recipes from ...

Publisher: University of North Texas Press, Denton, TX

Publication Date: 1999

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Andrews, Jean

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj

Signed: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Edition: First Edition.

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Andrews, who has been called the first lady of Chile peppers,” the godmother of the chile world,” as well as her own registered trademark The Pepper Lady,” follows the spice trade and early movements of capsicums along the spice roads, through much of Turkey and the Middle East, Africa and Monsoon Asia (India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Indonesia) plus the Szechuan and Hunan provinces in China and the Silk Route. This latest offering includes previously undiscovered facts, including the etymology of the word cayenne.”

The first spice to be used by man, peppers are currently hot in Mexico, Guatemala, much of the Caribbean, most of Africa, parts of south America, India, Bhutan, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, southwestern China, the Balkans, the United States Louisiana, Texas, and the Southwest plus Korea.

A chapter on what makes a pepper a pepper includes detailed descriptions and illustrations of twenty-seven separate varieties of the Capsicum, as well as miscellaneous cultivars and detailed directions on working with fresh and dried peppers, including how to choose and use them, and how to care for them.

The recipes include those of such nationally known chefs as Mark Miller, Reed Clemons, Miguel Ravago, Stephen Pyles, Jon Jividen, Paula Lambert (Mozzarella Company), Robert del Grande, Pat Teepatiganond, Cecilia Chiang, Elmar E. Prambs, Jerry di Vecchio, Paul Prudhomme, Dean Fearing, Amal Naj, Justin Wilson, and John Ash, among many others.

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Veteran afficionados and newcomers on the pepper trail will enjoy this stunning addition to Jean Andrew's classic work on peppers. Andrews, who has been called "the first lady of chili peppers,""the godmother of the chili world," as well as her own registered trademark "The Pepper Lady," follows the spice trade and early movements of capsicums along the spice roads, through much of Turkey and the Middle East, Africa and Monsoon Asia(India, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and Indonesia) plus the Sichuan and Hunan provinces in China and the Silk Route. This latest offering of Andrews's research includes previous undiscovered facts, such as the etymology of the word "cayenne."

The first spice to be used by man, peppers are currently "hot" in Mexico, Gautemala, much of the Caribbean, most of Africa, parts of South America, India, Bhutan, Malaysia, the United States-Louisiana, Texas, and the Southwest-plus Korea.

A chapter on what makes a pepper a pepper includes detailed descriptions and illustrations of twenty-seven separate varieties of the Capsicum, as well as miscellaneous cultivars and detailed directions on working with fresh and dried peppers, including how to choose and use them and how to care for them.

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