Using spices and herbs—the key to any delicious meal—can be daunting with so many to choose from, not to mention the many possible combinations. In this book, a master chef and baker unlocks the key to the dazzling world of flavor by showing cooks of every level how to use and combine over 150 of the most popular spices and herbs. She also provides delicious recipes, fun facts, tips on storage, and a resource guide on where to get hard-to-find spices and herbs. The book also includes dozens of easy-to-follow and delicious recipes.
About the Author Leslie Bilderback, a certified master chef and baker for nearly 20 years, has worked at such prestigious restaurants as Georgia, Angeli, Postrio, Zola’s, and Sedona. As a master instructor and member of Le Club des Amis du Cordon Bleu in Paris, she has trained hundreds of new chefs in their rigorous academy in the California School of Culinary Arts. She is also the author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Success as a Chef and The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Comfort Food.