Where Flavor Was Born: Recipes and Culinary Travels Along the Indian Ocean Spice Route

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Chronicle Books, Sep 6, 2007 - Cooking - 285 pages
This extraordinary cookbook from celebrated author Andreas Viestad explores the culinary wonders along the legendary spice route, from Zanzibar to India to Bali and everywhere in between. Part travelogue, part cookbook, this colorful volume captures the spirit of each region and reveals the origins of the spices now used in everyday cooking across the globe. Nearly 100 recipes, a glossary of spices, source list, and unforgettable color photographs document the people, places, andbest of allthe irresistible cuisine at every stop on the journey. Where Flavor Was Born brings the exotic flavorsand culturesof the Indian Ocean into the home kitchen.

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User Review  - MarthaJeanne - LibraryThing

Coffee table cookbook. Fun to read, and lovely pictures, but I doubt I'll ever cook more than one or two recipes out of it. Read full review


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About the author (2007)

Andreas Viestad is a food writer and TV chef. His television series New Scandinavian Cooking with Andreas Viestad airs in more than 50 countries. When not traveling, he lives in Norway and South Africa.

Mette Randem is an internationally renowned photographer based in Norway.

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