The Complete Book of Herbs and Spices
by Claire Loewenfeld and Philippa Back
Illustrations by Sarah Kensington and Christine Robins
A.H. & A. W. Reed, 1976, ISBN 0589008390, illustrated colour plates, black and white illustrations, illustrated endpapers, hardcover, dustjacket
Very Good Condition, some edge and shelf wear, some rubbing and bumping to edges and corners, top corner missing from front endpaper, marks to fore edges, dustjacket shows some edge and shelf wear with some rubbing, bumping, chipping and small tears to edges, corners and spine, some closed tears, reinforced with tape (see photographs)
“This book is the result of years of practical experience, knowledge and research by two well-known authors, and brings to light many new ideas and possibilities for the uses of herbs and spices. Its comprehensive information, gathered from a wealth of world literature, both ancient and modern, will answer all questions on every aspect of herbs and spices – their history and traditions, cultivation, and uses for cooking, health and cosmetic purposes.
The book deals with 138 individual herbs and spices in detail, giving in each case a brief history of the plant, cultivation and storage information, its practical uses, as well as a simple recipe for each.”