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Spice

The History of a Temptation

Spice( )
Author: Turner, Jack
ISBN:978-0-00-655173-7
Publication Date:May 2005
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers Australia
Imprint:HarperPerennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $32.99
Book Description:

A history of the trade that controlled the world and left an indelible impression on our taste buds; a sweeping story of avarice, ingenuity and exploration, spanning the globe and the centuries in its epic reconstruction of this magnificent obsession.

Spices: for centuries the staple of cuisine, remedies and ritual, they have commanded the highest of prices. To this day, saffron is, per ounce, one of the most expensive commodities known to man. For their sake, fortunes have been...
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Book Details
Pages:448
Detailed Subjects: Cooking / Specific Ingredients / Herbs, Spices, Condiments
Business & Economics / Industries / Agribusiness
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):19.6 x 12.9 x 2.8 cm
Book Weight:0.292 Kilograms



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