Chef Express: Herbs and Spices
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Herbs are among the oldest of ingredients used to add interest and flavor to food. The use of herbs in cooking can be traced back to the earliest years of man’s existence. Spices have a mystic all of their own. Associated with the exotic, wars have been fought over them, men have died in their quest and in past times
spices have been used in place of gold and money. While today they may be considered inexpensive and an everyday commodity, there is no denying that
a pinch of chili, a grind of pepper or a teaspoon of ginger will add that special touch to a dish. This book packed with aromatic suggestions presents you with delights to suit any occasion. Here you will find an exciting collection of recipes that show you just how easy herbs and spices are to use. So whether it’s a delicately flavored soup, a robust pasta plate or the all-time favorite pizza, you are sure to find what you are looking for in our fragrant selection.

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Introduction ..............................................3
Soups
Chilled Zucchini and Dill Soup ....................8
Golden Butternut Soup ...............................6
Herbed Creamy Soups ................................10
Spicy Corn and Lentil Chowder ...................12
Starters
Barbecue Herb Ricotta ...............................14
Coriander Bean Salad .................................16
Pickled Grapes ..........................................18
Summer Vegetables with Aioli .....................20
Pasta and Pizza
Gnocchi with Herb Sauce ............................24
Individual Oregano Pizzas ...........................26
Ricotta Herb Fettuccine .............................22
Rice
Middle Eastern Peppers .............................28
Quick Risotto Milanese ...............................30
Rice and Cheese Triangles ..........................32
Fish
Curried Fish Cutlets ..................................38
Grilled Fish with Mandarin Salsa .................36
Peppered Salmon ......................................34
Chicken
Chicken Curry with Spiced Lentils ................44
Herbed Chicken en Papillote .......................46
Thai Curry Chicken Salad ............................42
Tomato Chicken Curry ................................40
Beef and Veal
Herb Schnitzels .........................................52
Javanese Beef ...........................................48
Mustard-crusted Steaks .............................50
Lamb
Fiery Lamb Curry .......................................58
Lamb with Mustard Herb Crust ...................56
Spicy Lamb Curry ......................................54
Pork
Fruity Pork Salad .......................................60
Pork and Mango Curry ................................62
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