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cooking with spice

from allspice to turmeric, easy recipes for international flavor
7 1/4 by 8 1/4 inches; 96 pages
march 2013
ISBN 9781616284831
category: food + drink
about this book

Filled with easy-to-prepare recipes, this book presents dishes from six major cuisines of the world whose home-cooking traditions embrace the use of spices. The chapters are organized by country of origin:

China & Southeast Asia features exotic satays and stir-fries plus home-style favorites seasoned with Asian flair.

India offers easy curries, vindaloos, and tandoori-style dishes that you can make any night of the week.

The Middle East & North Africa shows how to re-create the exotic flavors of the Mediterranean, such as spiced stews, tagines, and kabobs.

Europe offers spice-laden cuisine from fiery Italian pasta and pizza to paprika-rich braises of Hungary to cardamom-spiced baked goods of Sweden and more.

Latin America & The Caribbean touches on the food of central and south America, Cuba, and Jamaica with grilled, spiced-rubbed meats and fish, soups, and fragrant desserts.

North America embraces the proverbial melting pot with piquant seafood boils, creole-spiced dishes, dry-rubbed barbecued ribs, Tex-Mex favorites.

A primer on must-have spices for your pantry and tips for using them round out this unique take on cooking traditions around the world. 

about the author

Jennifer Newens is a seasoned cookbook editor and food writer based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She is the author or co-author of numerous cookbooks and received her culinary training from the prestigious Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York.

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