The Spice Companion is an essential home reference guides to over 50 spices. Each entry gives the essential properties of each spice, as well as its medicinal and culinary uses and cultural significance. In addition, there are sections on flavour combinations and uses for beauty and health.
Beautifully packaged in cloth-textured hardback and with original line drawings of each spice – this book is the perfect gift for the home cook.
Alison Candlin lives with her young family in rural Wiltshire, England. She is an experienced writer and editor and an enthusiastic home cook, where she puts into practice the advice in this simple, practical book to make additive-free treats for her three small boys. She enjoys living the country life and has credits in numerous cookery, gardening and home titles, including The Self-Sufficiency Manual, Food From Your Garden and Plant it, Grow it, Eat it.
'Every foodie should have these two books. . . They're books you'll turn to again and again.'