Flavor Pairings give you a helping hand by listing complementary ingredients, and more than 250 simple classic key-ingredient recipes, such as Peach Melba and Pesto, complete the journey from field to plate. The broader sections on ingredients start with an introduction, that covers detailed preparation and cooking techniques with step by steps, and useful information on buying, ripening, and storing. The Cook's Book of Ingredients is the ultimate comprehensive 'show and tell' reference to ingredients from around the globe. It showcases fresh food and explains how to get the best out of it. The core of the guide is formed by gallery spreads, packed with annotated images and expert information that tells you which varieties are best, and how to buy, store, and eat them.