Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub


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  1. says: Summary á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Jack Turner Jack Turner ✓ 0 Free read Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub

    Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub Biggest problem is the organization I can't say I really understand it, most chapters had some unifying theme like religious

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    Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub Spice is a well researched and well written book of how spice affected the world through the ages covering fact, myth, legend, religion, politics, trade discovery, eating habits and. Although the book is easy to read and understand, it also challenged me as I learned new things and prompted me to further research some subject matter that caught my attention. This is the type of work that I enjoy. Packed with useful in

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    Summary á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Jack Turner Jack Turner ✓ 0 Free read Read & Download Spice: The History of a Temptation I found this book very enjoyable to read, with a wealth of information and a liberal sprinkling of humor. Turner provides insightful information on the historical value of spices and their many applications, div

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    Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub Jack Turner ✓ 0 Free read Summary á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Jack Turner This is not the fastest easiest read, but it is fascinating and informative. It has some very interesting recipes too

    I titled this review the way I did because I constantly come up with little facts remembered from this book constantly in the grocery store, watching TV, talking with friends, seeing anything to do with foo

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    Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub This book starts with the exciting stories of Columbus and Vasco da Gama and their far flung voyages to find the Indies. Of course, now we understand that Columbus gravely underestimated the westerly distance to A

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    Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub Summary á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Jack Turner Jack Turner ✓ 0 Free read Turner organises the book by theme rather than chronology, so it starts off with an exploration of the race to find the distant origins of spice, before explaining in subsequent sections just why people have been

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    Summary á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Jack Turner Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub Jack Turner ✓ 0 Free read Thit is book is a wonderful insight into our love affair with spices,from all over the world.I used it as a source book for a talk I have done on spices.the wars,the money and who brought which spices to our shores and how.excellent r

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    Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub Great book. Answering a lot of my questions about the movement of spices throughout our history. Interesting reading for

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    Read & Download Spice: The History of a Temptation Jack Turner ✓ 0 Free read Summary á PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Jack Turner Excellent bookmay be a bit heavy on the Bible quotes, but I strongly recommend it.

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    Spice: The History of a Temptation E–book/E–pub It is really a thoroughly documented book. We learn the history of spices and the significant influence they had on humanity. Author expertise and knowledge is impressive. Really worth reading, particularly the final chapters on the

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  • Paperback
  • 384
  • Spice: The History of a Temptation
  • Jack Turner
  • English
  • 01 January 2019
  • 0375707050

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Jack Turner ✓ 0 Free read Spice: The History of a Temptation Free download ↠ 100 In this brilliant engrossing work Jack Turner explores an erafrom ancient times through the Renaissancewhen what we now consider common condiments were valued in gold and bloodSpices made sour medieval wines palatable camouflaged the smell of corpses and served as wedding night aphrodisiacs Indispensible for cooking medicine worsh. Spice is a well researched and well written book of how spice affected the world through the ages covering fact myth legend religion politics trade discovery eating habits and Although the book is easy to read and understand it also challenged me as I learned new things and prompted me to further research some subject matter that caught my attention This is the type of work that I enjoy Packed with useful information and history I will try working with aromatics perfumes and the making of incense with the information from this book I recommend this book to readers that are interested in spice and how spice shaped the world This book will certainly take its place in the reference section of my library

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Spice: The History of a Temptation

Jack Turner ✓ 0 Free read Spice: The History of a Temptation Free download ↠ 100 En to savageryFollowing spices across continents and through literature and mythology Spice is a beguiling narrative about the surprisingly vast influence spices have had on human desireIncludes eight pages of color photographsOne of the Best Books of the Year Discover Magazine The Christian Science Monitor San Francisco Chronicle. Great book Answering a lot of my uestions about the movement of spices throughout our history Interesting reading for those that are into period cooking

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Jack Turner ✓ 0 Free read Spice: The History of a Temptation Free download ↠ 100 Ip and the arts of love they were thought to have magical properties and were so valuable that they were often kept under lock and key For some spices represented Paradise for others the road to perdition but they were potent symbols of wealth and power and the wish to possess them drove explorers to circumnavigate the globeand ev. Turner organises the book by theme rather than chronology so it starts off with an exploration of the race to find the distant origins of spice before explaining in subseuent sections just why people have been so driven by spice indicator of social status myths about medical properties economic boom anxieties about decadence legendary aphrodisiacs the substance of the gods not to mention exoticism in cookingThe book is surprisingly thoroughly researched too with the author drawing upon a wealth of sources Yet for me it never felt dry reading the anecdotes are kept lively and entertaining There s some great overlooked historical nuggets in here that I never knew about before and just loved the Emperor Nero s gold encrusted peas for example or the life of Francisco Serrao a Portuguese sailor who when left in charge of an expedition to find and supply spices from the Moluccas back to Portugal not only succeeded in his task but negotiated an amicable arrangement with the local sultan married his daughter and decided to spend the rest of his life out there Fascinating stuff