the nutmeg trail

Explore how centuries of spice trading & cultural diffusion changed the worlds cuisine through award winning writer Eleanor Ford's stories & recipes. A unique & enlightening guide to cooking with spice. The book looks at flavour profiles & how they can be used, combined & layered. How spices bring sweetness, fragrance, heat, pungency, sourness or earthiness. 80 spice infused recipes following the trails of ancient maritime trade through indonesia, malaysia, china, vietnam, thailand, sri lanka, india, iran & the emirates. Eleanor combines historical research with a travel writer's eye & a cook's nose for a memorable recipe.