The Spice and Herb Bible: A Cook's Guide

Ian Hemphill, Author
Ian Hemphill, Author Robert Rose $22.95 (512p) ISBN 978-0-7788-0042-2
Reviewed on: 03/01/2002
Release date: 03/01/2002
Ian Hemphill grew up in a Australian family that pioneered in the spice business in the 1950s and it became his life's work. In The Spice and Herb Bible: A Cook's Guide he offers insight into the exotic scents and flavors of culinary herbs and spices. In this alphabetical guide, the author includes sidebars containing the botanical and common names of each subject, the family, flavor group and weight. Included are 32 pages of close-up color photographs of many of the 97 spices and herbs. (Apr.)