India, notably its South West coastal area is blessed with abundant supply of spices, which has fascinated mankind from time immemorial.
For this very same reason merchants from the Middle East began trade with the country. Many battles fought, treaties entered into and alliances forged to establish the control of the spice trade bear eloquent testimony to the great importance people attached to spices.
Printed on Art paper and with beautiful photographs it is worthy addition to any one's personal library.
About the Author:
A Dr. A.G. Mathew is a highly respected scholar has had an illustrious career heading a number of National and International Institutions in the field of Food Research and Food Technology.
Salim Pushpanath is well known to amazonians with his publications Magic of Kerala, Flavours of Kerala etc. An ace Photographer his photographs bring life to the spices covered in the book. National Award winner, he has uninsatiable hunger for production of high quality informative books with his stunning photographs.