Author(s): Arun Kapil
"This Tiggerish man of spice has been a quietly fizzing fire-cracker for far too long, now. So, thank heavens he has finally exploded with this exciting and colourful book." Simon Hopkinson Change your perception of taste, flavour and seasoning with a new way of cooking with spices. Fresh, fragrant spices should be seen as everyday ingredients - they can be used to add flavour, clarity and a clean finish to a wealth of dishes, from roasts, grills and pies to soups, salads and sweet things. Fresh Spice brings you over 120 recipes using spices to transform classic dishes from around the world - from poached chicken with lemongrass and herbs and Roast herbed salmon with cardamom to Ginger and lime pudding. Let the spices add the zing, perfume and depth and deliver sultry, seductive, sense-tingling sensations like nothing else; dishes that are spectacular, yet subtle.
Arun Kapil believes that spices should add clarity, so that taste sparkles on your palate - "it's a kind of food alchemy; the best type of science there is". Having been around spices all his life, Arun is an Anglo-Indian food entrepreneur, spice expert and founder of Green Saffron, the eco-friendly, multi-award-winning purveyors of the finest spices. Based in Cork, Ireland, Green Saffron works directly with Arun's family in India to import whole spices grown on small farms all over the country. He supplies spices to top UK chefs, restaurants and delicatessens, sharing his spice knowledge and helping develop dishes and foods that completely redefine our knowledge and understanding of spices. His infectious enthusiasm makes him an ideal spokesman for all kinds of spice matters!