The Spice Cookbook Author:Avanelle Day and Lillie Stuckey The Spice Cookbook is that most wonderful and rare of cookbooks: it is fun to read and fun to cook from. — It is at once that perfect and complete introduction to culinary artistry for the beginner cook--and a collection of superb recipes for the homemaker whose greatest joy is the production of prize-winning dishes. — Spices are the main flavor... more » source of the world's greatest cookery. Used imaginatively and subtly they can transform the most pedestrian dish into a triumph of haute cuisine. In 30 chapters and 1400 tested recipes, the authors demonstrate simply and clearly the correct use of spices in all phases of cookery.
The Spice Cookbook is a working cookbook, an invaluable source of ideas for everyday family meals. And further, it is a source of family pleasure for years to come--in the beauty of its artwork, in the history of the spice trade--and as it re-tells the romantic legends that have grown up around spices and herbs since Biblical times.
As Helen Judy Bond says in her forward to this charming book . . . "The Spice Cookbook will be treasured by every family and it will be handed down from generation to generation. In years to come, Grandmother's Spice Cookbook will not be found stored away in the attic. With well-worn pages between dog-eared covers, it will be used by the fortunate grand-daughter who inherited it. There will be cherished memories of the wonderful spicy odors that came from Grandmother's kitchen and of the delicious meals served at her bountiful table."« less