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Cooking with Herbs & Spices Hardcover – Sep 3 2006

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Ryland Peters & Small (Sept. 3 2006)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1845972325
  • ISBN-13: 978-1845972325
  • Product Dimensions: 24.3 x 23.4 x 2.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 885 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,643,946 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Peter Cassidy is a London-based photographer and food lover. He specializes in food and travel and his work appears in books and magazines, including Food and Travel, Livingetc., and FHM, For Ryland Peters & Small he has photographed Easy Sushi, Salads, Grill Pan Cooking & Cooking with Apples & Pears.

Manisha Gambhir-Harkins won the Guild of Food Writers' Award for Food Journalist of the Year in 1999. She has appeared on BBC Radio and Carlton Food Network Television.

Linda Tubby is a leading London food writer and food stylist. Her work appears in magazines such as "Food and Travel", "BBC Good Food", and "Waltrose Food Illustrated".

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Vivid photos and delicious recipes all combined with a plethora of information! March 19 2009
By dmc_runs - Published on
Format: Hardcover
This is one of my favorite cookbooks! It has some of the best food photography I've ever seen, making it both very easy and very hard to pick a recipe to make since you know what each dish looks like, but EVERYTHING looks good.

I'm an avid cook, and love to cook with all sorts of herbs and spices, but this book taught me quite a bit, which is something I love in a cookbook. It's more than a collection of fantastic recipes, it also has excellent introductions and a glossary with loads of information about the herbs and spices used and the exotic dishes themselves. You'll find herbs and spices you'd never heard of, like epazote, sumac, and ajowan seeds, as well as familiar favorites like cinnamon, thyme, and parsley. Each recipe is also very detailed to make it easy to follow, with lots of good tips thrown in to improve the results.

The recipes inside span a wide variety of cuisines, but each is authentically presented. About half the dishes are authentic foreign recipes, from Thai to Persian, while the other half are interesting original creations. So far I haven't found a single recipe that hasn't turned out fantastically well.

In short, I'd definitely recommend it! It's also a great gift for any cook.
Good recipes April 22 2013
By TRACIE L HOPE - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Purchased as a gift for a friend. She really loves the book, said there are a lot of good recipes and information.
cooking with herbs and spices Aug. 9 2010
By Mr. Tumnus - Published on
Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase
Excellent recipes! Advice. This is a real winner for cooking with herbs and spices!