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Spice story

Niyogi Books

History has acknowledged India as the Land of Spices, the land that added impetus and fragrance to voyages of discovery and maritime trade in the yesteryears. Having played a decisive role in designing the annals of the modern world, India continues to be the global leader in the production, consumption and export of spices. Spicestory offers the world the wholesome splendor of Indian spices through the medium of brilliant narration and eye-catching pictures, tracing the origin and history and highlighting the gastronomical and therapeutic value of these secret ambassadors of India. For many millennia they have carried the message of India throughout the world. These skilled ambassadors have worked their magic in subtle, undercover, ways winning friends and influencing people when they are most open to suggestion, through their most essential of enjoyments. Historically, mankind called on them to celebrate victories, enhance their myriad faiths in raptures of holy smoke, even to enter the bridal chamber and bring fragrance and flavors to the start of a life-long relationship.

  • Spicestory offers the reader a set of interesting recipes that can be conjured up with these spices in its last chapter 'Spice Echoes'
  • Spicestory is part of the Spice Board India's efforts to acquaint the world with the wholesome splendor of Indian spices
  • Spices are India's secret ambassadors. For many millennia they have carried the message of India throughout the world. Spicestory gives the history and details about these unfailing ambassadors

By Hugh & Colleen Gantzer


PublishedNiyogi Books; 2014 edition (January 19, 2015)

Format: HC, 268 pages

Product Dimensions: 9.3 x 9.3 x 0.75 inches

ISBN:  978-9383098385



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