The Science of Spice

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Published by DK

By Stuart Farrimond

RRP: £20.00

About The Science of Spice

Transform your dishes from bland and boring to punchy and flavoursome with this definitive guide to spices.

Spice up your home cooking! Taking the periodic table of spices as a starting point, this adventurous recipe book explores the science behind the art of making incredible spice blends to help you release the flavour in your dishes.

Discover a spice book like no other from TV personality, food scientist and bestselling author, Dr Stuart Farrimond. Inside, you'll discover:

- Featuring in-depth profiles for more than 60 spices organised by their dominant flavour compound
- The story behind the spice including the plant, its cultivation and its cultural story
- 52 recipe ideas using innovative spice blends from all corners of the world
- Information on how to buy, store, prepare and cook with a range of spices

Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe - it's knowing how to use the right combination of spices and herbs to get the greatest possible flavour from your dishes. From learning how the flavour compounds within spices work together to exploring the world's top spices, this is the perfect cookbook for curious cooks and adventurous foodies.

If you've ever wondered why some spices taste stronger than others or how to make your own personal garam masala, The Science of Spice has all the answers. It will show you how to use spices to become a more creative and intuitive cook, and how spices can endlessly heighten your eating experience. You'll turn to this beautiful and unique spice cookbook time and time again - to explore and to innovate.

This series from DK is designed to help you perfect your cooking with practical instruction - and the science behind it. There are more cook books to discover from The Science of... series giving you the essentials to cook up a storm! Find the answers to your everyday cooking questions and get more out of your recipes with The Science of Cooking, paired together they make the ideal cookery gifts for your food-loving friends too!