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Capsicum
Herb of the Year 2016
Karen O┬┤Brien
Capsicum is latin for pepper. Not the black pepper of the tropics but the sweet and hot peppers of the backyard garden. The hot chili pepper, in particular, is one of the most important herbs in use today, as a spice in the kitchen and as a botanical for healing. Each day it touches on the lives of millions of people, perhaps even billions. Here, in this book, is a celebration of this ever bold and imperturbable capsicum, from its early history and modern science, to its cultivation, preparation and diverse usage -- peppered with plenty of fun facts and recipes throughout. Learn how to make smoked chile or chipotle, or the famous Mexican mole made with hot pepper and cocoa, or make some kickass salsa with sherry, cocoa and brown sugar. Produced by members the International Herb Association, an organization of herb professionals and herb enthusiasts who each year highlight and promote a different herb as Herb of the Year.
B1628 Book softcover $16.00/ea
Currency: United States Dollar

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