Padma Lakshmi

The Encyclopedia of Spices and Herbs

Padma Lakshmi

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Award-winning New York Times bestselling author and television host Padma Lakshmi, inspired by her life of traveling across the globe, brings together the world’s spices and herbs in a vibrant, comprehensive alphabetical guide entitled "THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SPICES AND HERBS: An Essential Guide to the Flavors of the World." This definitive culinary reference book is illustrated with rich color photographs that capture the essence of a diverse range of spices and their authentic flavors. It was written with Judith Sutton and the iconic New York City gourmet food store Kalustyan’s. No other market epitomizes Padma’s love for spices and global cuisine more than Kalustyan’s, where she spent her childhood lingering in the aisles.

Padma Lakshmi

Padma Lakshmi is an Indian-born American author, actress, model, television host and executive producer. Her debut cookbook Easy Exotic won her the "Best First Book" award at the 1999 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.

Spices and Herbs

From the Emmy-nominated host of the award-winning Top Chef, an A-to-Z compendium of spices, herbs, salts, peppers, and blends, with beautiful photography and a wealth of explanation, history, and cooking advice.

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