Whole or fresh ground spices can transform an everyday dish into a culinary delight. In The Hamlyn Spice Book. Arabella Boxer sets out more than 150 recipes to stimulate the palate and inspire both the beginner and the more experienced cook. The book includes 12 recipe chapters containing both familiar favourites and new ideas.
The encyclopedia of spices includes many of the common spices such as pepper, cayenne, and cumin, as well as lesser known spices and spice mixtures such as galangal, chat, masala, and wasabi.