Join us at Chicory Market for a lesson in spices from Mark Stevens and his new cookbook Cooking with Spices.
Knowing how to balance flavor and spice can transform a dish. But whether readers are looking to liven up what's already in the refrigerator or trying something new, figuring out just the right blend of spices to use can be intimidating. Cooking with Spices is a comprehensive reference cookbook that explains the regional origins of spices from around the world and provides easy-to-follow recipes for rubs, pastes, sauces, and blends. Cooking with Spices serves up recipes with a pinch of history to give your taste buds something to talk about.
Cooking with Spices includes:
- Over 100 Recipes—featuring simple, step-by-step instructions for rubs, pastes, sauces, and blends for everyday seasoning
- Spice 101—explaining the regions, cultural significance, medicinal uses, complements and pairs of over 50 easy-to-find spices from all over the world
- Illustrated Guides—showing the perfect food pairings for spices
Recipes in Cooking with Spices include: Chinese Five-Spice Blend, South Pacific Honey Paste, Backcountry Chimichurri Sauce, Harissa Rub, Sicilian Saffron Sauce, and many more!
Set salt and pepper aside and throw some variety into the mix with the savory flavors from Cooking with Spices.
About the Author
Mark Stevens acquired his love for flavor and food from his Italian grandmother. Following his passion around the world, Mark has tested culinary delights on almost every continent. When Mark is not trading recipes with locals or cooking for friends, he works in film and television.