The Complete Chile Pepper Book

The Complete Chile Pepper Book

A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving, and Cooking

eBook - 2009
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"If one must only have one book on chiles, this should be it."
Chile peppers are hot -- in every sense of the word. They add culinary fire to thousands of dishes from a variety of cuisines and inspire near-fanatical devotion in those who have succumbed to their incendiary charms. In this comprehensive book, world chile experts Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland have assembled all the information that anyone with an interest in chile peppers could ever hope to find. Detailed profiles of the 100 most popular chile varieties include information on how to grow chiles; how to diagnose and remedy problems, pests, and diseases; and post-harvest processing and preservation. The book culminates in 85 mouth-watering recipes that make brilliant use of both the characteristic heat of chile peppers and of their more subtle flavor qualities. Want to know what the hottest chile pepper in the world is? You'll find it in the fascinating story of 'Bhut Jolokia', acknowledged by Guinness World Records as the fieriest chile on earth. Confused about the identity of those chile peppers you bought? The authors' clear photographs and precise descriptions will clear up the mystery. The Complete Chile Pepper Book is the only guide to chiles you'll ever need. It's a scorcher. Visit the authors' Web site, www.fiery-foods.com, for recipes, articles, and more information on chile peppers.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Timber Press, 2009
ISBN: 9781604691399
Characteristics: data file
1 online resource (336 pages)
Additional Contributors: DeWitt, Dave
Call Number: eBook

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