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Spices and Herbs: Lore and Cookery

by Elizabeth S. Hayes

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To my mother who distilled her infinite wisdom into several pure component parts so that one of these should arouse within me an unquenchable thirst for useful knowledge of fragrance and the delicate art of seasoning with spices and herbs. Only after this knowledge was acquired did she help me with my charts, which have led to so many delicious and fascinating flavors.
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Mankind has been drawn by the exotic lure of spices and herbs since before recorded history.
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Original title: Spices and herbs around the world ( see MARC record information)
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Originally published with title Spices and herbs around the world ( see MARC record)

This introductory guide to the romance of spices and herbs offers historical, geographical, literary, and culinary details. More than 85 familiar and exotic plants are illustrated and examined for legendary lore and current use. The book also includes 73 recipes, a spice chart, and tips for gardening, drying, freezing, and more. "An adventurous exploration." — Richmond Times-Dispatch.
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This introductory guide to the romance of spices and herbs offers historical, geographical, literary, and culinary details. More than 85 familiar and exotic plants are illustrated and examined for legendary lore and current use. The book also includes 73 recipes, a spice chart, and tips for gardening, drying, freezing, and more. "An adventurous exploration." — Richmond Times-Dispatch.

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This introductory guide to the romance of spices and herbs offers historical, geographical, literary, and culinary details. More than 85 familiar and exotic plants are illustrated, examined for legendary lore, and current use. The book also includes 73 recipes, a spice chart, and tips for gardening, drying, freezing, and more.… (more)

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