Savoring Spices and Herbs: Recipe Secrets of Flavor, Aroma, and Color
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Savoring Spices and Herbs: Recipe Secrets of Flavor, Aroma, and Color

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Sahni's surprisingly simple yet extraordinarily delicious recipes will transform readers into kitchen alchemists. Employing eye-opening explanations of the chemical properties and sensory qualities of more than 100 herbs and spices, Sahni teaches readers how to unleash and enhance food flavor. 200+ recips. of color illustrations.
Hardcover, 301 pages
Published December 31st 1996 by William Morrow & Company (first published June 1996)
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E.M. Lynley
This is one of my favorite cookbooks, and a go-to book for dinner parties and potlucks. I have over 100 cookbooks, so if I choose to make a dish again, it's a strong endorsement.

Full of wonderful, flavorful and easy dishes that I have made many times and always get compliments from dinner party guests.

If you like trying new combinations and a variety of spices, you'll enjoy this one. Some of my favorites are:

Escabeche of Chicken in Allspice sauce
Mint Pilaf
Orange-Cinnamon Pilaf
Chicken Braised in...more
Happyreader
I don't know why this cookbook isn't more popular, especially consider how popular her Indian cookbooks are. This cookbook is more accessible to most cooks. Great spice information and the recipes are simple and tasty. Contains my favorite brussels sprouts and cauliflower recipes.
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