Peppers of the Americas
The Remarkable Capsicums That Forever Changed FlavorBook - 2017
From piquillos and shishitos to padrons and poblanos, the popularity of culinary peppers (and pepper-based condiments, such as Sriracha and the Korean condiment gochujang) continue to grow as more consumers try new varieties and discover the known health benefits of Capsicum, the genus to which all peppers belong. This stunning visual reference to peppers now seen on menus, in markets, and beyond, showcases 250 varieties (with physical description, tasting notes, uses for cooks, and beautiful botanical portraits for each). Following the cook's gallery of varieties, 40 on-trend Latin recipes for spice blends, salsas, sauces, salads, vegetables, soups, and main dishes highlight the big flavors and taste-enhancing capabilities of peppers.
Publisher: New York : Lorena Jones Books, an imprint of Ten Speed Press, 
Characteristics: x, 341 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780399578922 (hardcover)
Call Number: 641.656 PRESILLA
From Library Staff
Category: Reference. Prefer a bit more detail, a little less in the way of recipes? Ever wanted to know more about the world of Peppers, which (let's face it) most of us know surprisingly little about considering how very much we love them?