Contents: 1. General Issues - The functional role of herbal spices; Antimicrobials from herbs and spices; Screening for health effects of herbs; 2. Particular Herbs and Spices - Ajowan, Allspice, Chervil, Coriander, and more.
Together with its companion volume, Handbook of herbs and spices2 provides a comprehensive and authoritative coverage of key herbs and spices. Chapters on individual plants cover such issues as description and classification, production, chemical structure and properties, potential health benefits, uses in food processing and quality issues.
Part 1 General issuesspices and antimicrobials; Screening for health effects of herbs; Under-utilised herbs and spices. Part 2 Particular herbs and spices: Ajowan; Allspice; Chervil; Coriander; Geranium; Lavender; Mustard; Nigella; Oregano; Parsley; Rosemary; Sesame; Star anise; Thyme; Vanilla.