Lang Associate Professor Emeritus among Gourmand World Cookbook Awards
Associate Professor Emeritus Joe Barth's recent book, Pepper: A Guide to the World's Favourite Spice, was announced as the winner in the spices category for Canada in the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.
The Gourmand World Cookbook Awards were founded in 1995 to honour the best food and wine books. This year, culinary books from 225 countries were submitted for the spices category. As the winner for Canada, Barth's book will move forward among 9 others to compete for the Best in the World.
More details and the full list of 2020 winners can be found online.
Pepper: A Guide to the World's Favourite Spice explores the provenance, history, taste, and uses of pepper. Barth recounts the fascinating history of pepper from ancient times through the present and traces the challenges at each step of the pepper supply chain as it moves from growers to your dining room table. It also includes a selection of recipes to provide a flavourful backdrop to the tasty guide.