Pepper: A Guide to the World's Favorite Spice

Pepper: A Guide to the World's Favorite Spice

by Joe Barth

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If you are interested in pepper--its provenance, history, taste, and uses—then this is a book for you. J.E. Barth recounts the fascinating history of pepper from ancient times through the present and traces the challenges at each step of the pepper supply chain as it make its way from the growers to the kitchens and dining tables around the world. He covers quality assessment, storage, processing, taste and uses of pepper, including its cosmetic and pharmacological applications. A selection of recipes is included to provide a flavourful backdrop to this tasty guide to the world’s most popular spice.

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ISBN-13: 9781442273931
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/28/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

J.E. Barth, PhD, teaches wine, spirits, and operations management courses at the School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management at the University of Guelph, Canada’s school for hospitality leadership. He has taught courses at Royal Roads University, the Cold Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute (Brock University), Management Centre Innsbruck and for the Society of Management Accountants of Ontario. Joe has been a visiting professor at the Australian International Hotel School (Canberra) and at the Universidad de San Andres, Buenos Aires. Professor Barth has provided expert opinions in legal proceedings pertaining to licensed establishments and hotel contract law, worked as a consultant on a great lakes freighter, in Nicaragua, and Viet Nam. He is a lifetime member of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and the recipient of numerous teaching awards.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1
Chapter 2
Pepper in Ancient Times
Chapter 3
Pepper and Colonial Imperialism
Chapter 4
Pepper Economics
Chapter 5
Pepper for the Senses
Chapter 6
Growing Pepper
Chapter 7
Uses of Pepper
Chapter 8
Buying Pepper
Chapter 9
Cooking with Pepper

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