Learn the essentials of Asian spices and herbs with this useful and portable reference book. The Handy Pocket Guide to Tropical Herbs and Spices introduces over 35 different herbs, spices and aromatics commonly found in Asia. Each item is clearly presented and described in detail, with notes on its country of origin and areas of growth.
Wendy Hutton has worked in Southeast Asia as a writer and editor since 1967, specializing in travel and cuisine. She is particularly interested in the cuisines of South and Southeast Asia and has published books on the food of Singapore, Thailand, and Bali including A Cook's Guide To Asian Vegetables, Green Mangoes and Lemon Grass and Handy Pocket Guide to Asian Herbs and Spices. Wendy is happiest when entertaining guests at home on her houseboat in Sabah.