Get acquainted with one of the most distinctive flavors the chile world has to offer: the fruity, hot habanero. This die-cut little book offers approximately thirty recipes, from the basics (Essential Habanero Hot Sauce) to the unexpected (Creole Peanut Soup-a West African-influenced treat with habaneros, peanut butter, tomatoes, and coconut milk). There’s legend and lore about the colorful history of these peppers (a West Indies folktale describes how a mother inadvertently killed her children by using too much habanero in her broth!), and thorough listings of mail-order sources. As chock-full of inspiration as a well-stocked pantry, The Pepper Pantry: Habaneros is perfect for either beginning cooks or die-hard chile aficionados.
About Dave DeWitt
DAVE DeWITT is a food historian and one of the world’s foremost experts on capsicums. He has authored more than forty books about food and horticulture, and is an adjunct associate professor in the College of Agricultural, Consumer, and Environmental… More about Dave DeWitt
Published by Celestial Arts Feb 27, 2013| 96 Pages| ISBN 9780307820433