Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ben Erik Van Wyk

Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World download free [PDF and Ebook] by Ben Erik Van Wyk year 2014
  • Book name: Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World
  • Author: Ben Erik Van Wyk
  • Release date: 2014/1/19
  • Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Food and Drink
  • ISBN: 9780226091662
  • Rating: 7.08 of 10
  • Votes: 336
  • Review by: Eliza Stuckey
  • Review rating: 8.22 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/10
  • Total pages: 320
  • Includes a PDF summary of 37 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: In Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World, Ben-Erik van Wyk offers the first fully illustrated, scientific guide to nearly all commercial herbs and spices in existence. The book covers more than 150 species, from black pepper and blackcurrant to white mustard and white ginger, detailing the propagation, cultivation, and culinary uses of each. Introductory chapters capture the essence of culinary traditions, traditional herb and spice mixtures, preservation, presentation, and the chemistry of flavours, and individual entries include the chemical compounds and structures responsible for each spice or herb's characteristic flavour. Finally, the book offers a global view of the most famous use or signature dish for each herb or spice, satisfying the gourmand's curiosity for more information about new dishes from little-known culinary traditions. People all over the world are becoming more sophisticated and demanding about what they eat and how it is prepared. Culinary Herbs and Spices of the World will appeal to those inquisitive foodies in addition to gardeners and botanists.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 16H42M40S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Gardening: Plants, General & World History, Cooking With Herbs & Spices, Gardening: Herbs, Trees, Wildflowers & Plants, National & Regional Cuisine
  • Available formats: EPUB, PDF, TXT, RB, WORD, RB, BMP, DOC. Compressed in BZ, TAR.XZ, TAR.Z, RAR, LHA, DMG, ZIP
  • Download servers: Dropbox, FreakShare, Hotfile, MEGA, EliteTorrent, Torrent Downloads
  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 50.42 USD
  • Dimensions: 168x240x30.48mm
  • Weight: 952.54g
  • Printed by: University of Chicago Press
  • Published in: United States
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