The Grammar of Spice

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Exploring the essence of 71 world spices and 20 spice mixes – from advieh and Chinese Five Spice to Jamaican Jerk and za’atar. A fascinating book which considers the story of spice as one of human relationships, from growers and traders to cooks and explorers, all starting with a tiny seed. Each profile offers a history of the name, origin and use of the spice, peppered with interesting anecdotes, suggestions and tips. Accompanied by reproductions of decoration from Owen Jones’s ‘The Grammar of Ornament’, 1856.

Hardback with ribbon marker, 224 pages, 116 colour illustrations.
25 x 18cm.
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