The Complete Chile Pepper Book
A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving, and Cooking
Paul W. Bosland & Dave DeWitt
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Chile peppers are hot — in every sense of the word. They add culinary fire to thousands of dishes from a variety of cuisines and inspire near-fanatical devotion in those who have succumbed to their incendiary charms. In this comprehensive book, world chile experts Dave DeWitt and Paul W. Bosland have assembled all the information that anyone with an interest in chile peppers could ever hope to find.Detailed profiles of the 100 most popular chile varieties include information on how to grow chiles; how to diagnose and remedy problems, pests, and diseases; and post-harvest processing and preservation.The book culminates in 85 mouth-watering recipes that make brilliant use of both the characteristic heat of chile peppers and of their more subtle flavor qualities.Want to know what the hottest chile pepper in the world is? You'll find it in the fascinating story of 'Bhut Jolokia', acknowledged by Guinness World Records as the fieriest chile on earth. Confused aboutthe identity of those chile peppers you bought? The authors' clear photographs and precise descriptionswill clear up the mystery. The Complete Chile Pepper Book is the only guide to chiles you'll everneed. It's a scorcher.Visit the authors' Web site, www.fiery-foods.com, for recipes, articles, and more information on chile peppers.