An Anarchy of Chilies (Hardcover)

An Anarchy of Chilies Cover Image
$29.95
Ships from Warehouse, Usually in 1-8 Days

Description


A reference book that introduces the nuances and versatility of 100 members the chili family in lively four-color illustrations, this volume presents everything the aspiring chef or gardener needs to help them harness the heat. 


With more than 2,000 varieties, and a dizzying array of flavors, shapes, sizes, and colors, the riotous world of chili peppers has no laws and no limits, and a revolutionary power to transform our food and gardens. This essential kitchen companion profiles 100 versatile chili varieties, chosen to showcase their impressive range of shape, color, flavor, and heat, ranging from milder everyday favorites such as the jalapen~o, ancho, and bell pepper to exotic new superhots like the Dorset Naga and Carolina Reaper.


Organized by heat level on the infamous Scoville scale, An Anarchy of Chilies tells the story of each variety and offers advice on how to identify, grow, and prepare them. The striking illustrations, in a vivid graphic style inspired by the CMYK process and Mexican oilcloth prints, make this not only a go-to reference but also a beautiful art piece. 



About the Author


Caz Hildebrand is a creative partner at Here Design and the award-winning designer for Nigella Lawson, Yotam Ottolenghi, and Samuel and Samantha Clark of Moro amongst others. She is the coauthor of The Geometry of Pasta and the author of The Grammar of Spice and Herbarium.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780500021835
ISBN-10: 050002183X
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: October 9th, 2018
Pages: 224
Language: English
Front facade of University Press Books

From 1974, University Press Books has stoked the blaze of well over ten thousand minds on fire, carrying new scholarship published by the great university presses in the English-speaking world.

Since our founding, we've added quality fiction and creative non-fiction to our selection, without drfiting from our mission to showcase top new texts introduced by university presses.

Order from us. Visit us. Let well-wrought words churn and burn within.