The Lore of Spices
Clear, compact and anecdotal book, covers both the history and use of spices from ancient times to present -- in art, embalming, trade, politics, medicine, cosmetics and, of course, cooking. Second section alphabetically highlights 33 spices giving historical summary, characteristics and uses. ****250 color illus. & 25 b&w photos. 8-1/2 x 11-1/4.
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published January 14th 1996 by Gramercy
(first published 1991)
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