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Flavor Foods: Spices & Herbs

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*Spotlighted in Booklist as an "established series that continue[s] to turn out titles of high quality and appeal." This lively science series serves up a cornucopia of information on a variety of edible plants. Explore topics ranging from where the plants originated; how they were first cultivated; how they're currently grown, processed, and sold; to how they're eaten ...more
Hardcover, 88 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Lerner Publications
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Debbie
Jun 05, 2010 Debbie rated it really liked it
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A quick, easy an engaging read about spices and herbs of the world — where and how they're grown and harvested, as well as how they're used in food. How each plant product affected history is included, offering a well-rounded well of information. The book includes recipes, too — my favorite kind of book!
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