Reviewed in the United States on April 23, 2018. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on March 7, 2017. i've seen a lot of spice books, but this one is especially enjoyable. Something went wrong. s .’s maximum sought-after expert, with hundreds of sparkling thoughts and suggestions for using pantry spices, 102 never-earlier than-posted recipes for spice blends, appropriate images, and breathtaking botanical illustrations. Buy, Nov 01, 2016 A stunning and definitive spice guide by the country’s most sought-after expert, with hundreds of fresh ideas and tips for using pantry spices, 102 never-before-published recipes for spice blends, gorgeous photography, and … The Spice Companion is available in two versions: just the book, and with a limited edition slipcase. Sumptuous photography and botanical illustrations of each spice make this must-have resource—which also features debossing on the front cover, an orange-stained book edge, and a silver ribbon marker—as beautiful as it is informative. I was pretty damned good home chef before, but this has upped my game. If a book about something I do all the time has me muttering "...I never knew that ...what an interesting idea, I want to try that ...I never would have thought of that" every couple pages, then to me it's a very good book. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. We are experiencing technical difficulties. After attending culinary school in France, he worked for multiple Michelin-starred chefs before turning to his true passion: helping cooks everywhere… More about Lior Lev Sercarz, “If you think of spices as what’s in those jars that have been in your pantry for the last decade, think again. With stunning illustrations of each spice, vibrant photography, and a wealth of useful tips, The Spice Companion is a must-have resource that’s as beautiful as it is informative. Please try again. This book is a must have for any cook or chef. If you like to make up your own recipes then you must have this book!! For each of the 102 curated spices, Lev Sercarz provides the history and origin, information on where to buy and how to store it, five traditional cuisine pairings, three quick suggestions for use (such as adding cardamom to flavor chicken broth), and a unique spice blend recipe to highlight it in the kitchen. My spice collection had quadrupled and I think about spices now much differently than I did before this book came into my world. I have been looking for a book like this almost my whole lifetime. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. The Spice Companion Book Description : A stunning and definitive spice guide by the country’s most sought-after expert, with hundreds of fresh ideas and tips for using pantry spices, 102 never-before-published recipes for spice blends, gorgeous photography, and breathtaking botanical illustrations. Reviewed in the United States on October 23, 2018. With descriptions and ratings of more than 150 spices from around the world, The Herb and Spice Companion includes tips on storing and using spices to create innovative combinations of flavors. The official companion app to SpiceTools. A master spice blender, chef and the owner of the famed La Boîte Spice Company (located in Hells Kitchen) is a poet when it comes to speaking about the significance of using spices in the food one loves. I own a spice blend company and have been creating and designing my own spices (and spice blends for chefs & restaurants,) for over 25 years. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Features: - Manage and insert cards - Scan cards using NFC - Virtual Keypad/Scanner - Live Patches: Enable/Disable hex edits on the fly - Online patch list download This is a book I’ll be reaching for often.” —Yotam Ottolenghi   “No one knows spices better than Lior: no one has better ideas about how to cook with them and no one has written a spice book as exciting as this one. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. A stunning and definitive spice guide by the country’s most sought-after expert, with hundreds of fresh ideas and tips for using pantry spices, 102 never-before-published recipes for spice blends, gorgeous photography, and breathtaking botanical illustrations.Since founding his spice shop in 2006, Lior Lev Sercarz has become the go-to source for fresh and unusual spices as well as small-batch custom blends for renowned chefs around the world. The author presented a clear understanding of his intent in writing the book. What Chefs are Saying “Spices can often be the unsung heroes of … With Lior Lev Sercarz’s guide, you’ll want to roast and grind your own—and you’ll wonder why you never did it before! The Spice Companion is the essential reference book for using spices to improve your health and well-being, as well as add flavor to your dishes. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. The Herb and Spice Companion is the newest addition to our very popular Companion series, which has already covered tea, cheese, chocolate, and coffee. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. | ISBN 9781101905470 p. The Spice Companion lets you know the spices that work well together. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Unable to add item to List. SpiceCompanion. Lior Lev Sercarz is the chef and owner of La Boîte, a destination spice shop in New York City. The variations presented by the author will probably be of interest to those who have more experience than I do in working with spices. --Dorie Greenspan "I have known Lior for many years and have always been impressed by his understanding of how to season food to develop nuanced flavors; he is a true spice master. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. Everyone should know about spices! Un libro meraviglioso, che aiuta ad orientarsi nel variegato (e mai troppo conosciuto) mondo di spezie ed erbe aromatiche. If you would like to learn more about spices and have comprehensive information in one place, this is the book for you. First published in the United States in 1997 by the People’s Medical Society Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Craze, Richard, 1950 The Spice Companion: the culinary, cosmetic, and medicinal uses of spices/by Richard Craze. Please try again. Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Cooking, Food & Wine Reference (Kindle Store), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The Spice Companion will be my kitchen companion for years to come—bet it will be yours, too.” —Dorie Greenspan   “I have known Lior for many years and have always been impressed by his understanding of how to season food to develop nuanced flavors; he is a true spice master. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The Spice Companion: A Guide to the World of Spices. The Spice Companion: A Guide to the World of Spices: A Cookbook A lovely and definitive spice manual by way of the u . Maybe. The Spice Companion: A Guide to the World of Spices: A Cookbook eBook: Sercarz, Lior Lev: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store Sumptuous photography and botanical illustrations of each spice make this must-have resource as beautiful as it is informative. This beautifully illustrated guide sets out everything you need to know about the culinary, medical and cosmetic uses of more than 50 spices in a clear and easy-to-understand directory. Buy. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. For each of the 102 curated spices, Lev Sercarz provides the history and origin, information on where to buy and how to store it, five traditional cuisine pairings, three quick suggestions for use (such as adding cardamom to flavor chicken broth), and a unique spice blend recipe to highlight it in the kitchen. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. Please try your request again later. Everyone tells you what spices to use with what food but they don't tell you which spices blend well together. It has beautiful illustrations and instructions for blending spices in unique and tasty ways. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. it's well illustrated in colour, it's terse in its descriptions and recommendations for use and it is in dictionary format, from A to Z. So this book will become an important reference in my culinary library. "Lior Lev Sercarz is more than a great chef; he's a modern-day kitchen magician. For each of the 102 curated spices, Lev Sercarz provides the history and origin, information on where to buy and how to store it, five traditional cuisine pairings, three quick suggestions for use (such as adding cardamom to flavor … Only selected spices and only those the author likes to use, Reviewed in the United States on September 24, 2019, Some interesting information on a few of the author’s favorite spices, including tomatoes, lemon peel, and orange peel. The Spice Companion contains some recipes, but is not a cookbook. I've been cooking and baking (pretty darn well, if I do say so) for fifty years, and while I still learn ideas and pick up recipes or techniques from new food books, it's quite rare for any book about food to wake me up and actually inspire me to re-think. Just a professional masterpiece, with no exaggeration. Good job! The spine may show signs of wear. All-in-all The Spice Companion makes a wonderful addition to any serious cook’s library, just be prepared to make some mistakes along the way—which, if you are a serious cook, you are already used to doing. I can practically smell his amazing spice blends just reading this book.”. Bought the book, it's gorgeous, a history summary about the spice, how to to use and then, a great recipe for a spice blend. There was a problem loading your book clubs. The Spice Companion : The Essential Guide to Using Spices in the Kitchen and Home by Alison Candlin; Richard Craze A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. With descriptions and ratings of more than 150 spices from around the world, The Herb and Spice Companion includes tips on storing and using spices to create innovative combinations of flavors. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Inspiring book? A definitive spice guide, featuring 102 recipes for spice blends, and a set of hand-selected spices. Spices and Herbs From Around The World 1), Cooking with Spices: 100 Recipes for Blends, Marinades, and Sauces from Around the World, “If you think of spices as what’s in those jars that have been in your pantry for the last decade, think again. For each of the 102 curated spices, Lev Sercarz provides the history and origin, information on where to buy and how to store it, five traditional cuisine pairings, three quick suggestions for use (such as adding cardamom to … If you want to upgrade your dining experience, no matter what cuisine you follow, this is the book for you. For each of the 102 curated spices, Lev Sercarz provides the history and origin, information on where to buy and how to store it, five traditional cuisine pairings, three quick suggestions for use (such as adding cardamom to flavor … With Lior Lev Sercarz’s guide, you’ll want to roast and grind your own—and you’ll wonder why you never did it before! This app allows for remotely controlling and managing a running instance with the API enabled and configured. The Spice Companion will be my kitchen companion for years to come—bet it will be yours, too.” —Dorie Greenspan “I have known Lior for many years and have always been impressed by his understanding of how to season food to develop nuanced flavors; he is a true spice master. I was a pretty damned good home chef before, Reviewed in the United States on November 30, 2017. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. This book has changed my life. I only gave it a four because I had expected information on traditional spice mixtures. I use this... when I was growing up...” I wanted more history and uses of mores spices, not the author’s autobiography, Reviewed in the United States on August 1, 2019. Couldn't ask for more. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. Please try again. Lior Lev Sercarz. The Spice Companion reveals his secrets in a stunning, thoughtful, and indispensable guide that at once informs, transports, and inspires. I purchased it as a Christmas gift for my daughter and will be ordering another one for myself. The Spice Companion communicates his expertise in a way that will change how readers cook, inspiring them to try bold new flavor combinations and make custom spice blends. The official companion app to SpiceTools. | ISBN 9781101905463 After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Does this book contain quality or formatting issues? A stunning and definitive spice guide by the country’s most sought-after expert, with hundreds of fresh ideas and tips for using pantry spices, 102 never-before-published recipes for spice blends, gorgeous photography, and breathtaking botanical illustrations.Since founding his spice shop in 2006, Lior Lev Sercarz has become the go-to source for fresh and unusual spices as well as small-batch custom blends for renowned chefs around the world. I can practically smell his amazing spice blends just reading this book.” —Ina Garten   “Spices can often be the unsung heroes of the kitchen. This book lays out his remarkable knowledge in a visually impressive and fascinating way, and I am thrilled to add it to my collection.” —Eric Ripert   “Lior Lev Sercarz is more than a great chef; he’s a modern-day kitchen magician. Reviewed in the United States on January 18, 2017. The book is just fabulous. 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