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A Matter of Taste
A Matter of Taste
Author: Sylvia Windle Humphrey
A cookbook with many recipes, whose thrust is to teach the taste and use of seasonings. Basic seasonings, spices and herbs are included. There is a section covering "Special Seasonings" which covers the use (as a seasoning) of anchovy, beer, cheese, fats, flowers and fruits, mushrooms, nuts, wines, and liqueurs.
ISBN: 169375
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 370
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Publisher: The Macmillan Company
Book Type: Hardcover
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There were some delicious-sounding recipes and also some interesting ones. The main draw of this book isn't the recipes, though - although there are a lot of them - but the facts, stories, tidbits, and trivia about nearly every spice and herb you've ever heard of. Fascinating and well-organized.
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Subtitle on this book is: "The Definitive Seasoning Cookbook".