This handy field guide introduces over 35 tropical herbs, spices and aromatics. Each item is described in detail and its country of origin and areas of growth are discussed. The book opens with a history of the Spice Trade, and gives tips on buying and storing spices, before looking in detail at each exotic plant.
Culinary options are given, with tips on how to make the most of these tasty flavourings, and four delicious recipes are included. Illustrasted with beautiful colour photographs, each clearly presented for easy identification, this book is a “ must “ for lovers of tropical tastes.