Melbourne based pottery studio & home goods retailer, trading since 2009. This is our Australian online store.

Grammar Of Spice

Even the most enthusiastic cooks and food lovers have jars of dusty powders inhabiting kitchen cabinets long past their expiration dates. We often don’t know much about them, where they come from, or how to use them. And yet, spices can elevate the everyday act of making and consuming food to a higher plane of experience. 

Spices have played an intrinsic part in the human story, running through history, geography, anthropology, politics, religion, culture, art, and design. From alligator pepper seeds, which in the Yoruba culture are given to newborn babies to taste a few minutes after birth, to charoli seeds, which are used in traditional Indian desserts eaten during the festival of Holi, and caraway seeds, which were added to medieval love potions, each spice has its own significance in the lives of the people who use it. 

The Grammar of Spice is a practical resource for cooks that also changes the way we understand the role spices play in defining not only our food but also our place in the world. Featuring custom illustrations for each of the more than sixty spices featured here—inspired by the work of Owen Jones, one of the great designers and travelers of his time—this beautiful, informative book celebrates the world of flavors that spices open up to us.

Format: Hardcover, 224 Pages, Full Colour
Dimensions: 24.6 x 17.5  x 2.4cm
Authors:  Caz Hildebrand
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd 



Pin It

Related Items

Black Resin Inlay Salad Servers Black Resin Inlay Salad Servers
Black Resin Inlay Salad Servers $49.00
Quick Shop
Hammered Brass Bowl Triangle Salt Pepper Bowl Hammered Brass Bowl Triangle Salt Pepper Bowl
Hammered Brass Bowl Triangle $14.00
Quick Shop
Stainless Steel Kitchen Compost Bin 5L Stainless Steel Kitchen Compost Bin 5L
Stainless Steel Kitchen Compost Bin 5L $64.95
Quick Shop
The Keeper Diamond Drawstring Food Bag 4 Pack The Keeper Diamond Drawstring Food Bag 4 Pack
The Keeper Diamond Drawstring Food Bag 4 Pack $14.00
Quick Shop