The Scent of Spices
Barbara Santich [+]
University of Adelaide
Barbara Santich is Professor Emeritus in the History Department and a culinary historian who initiated post-graduate courses in food history and culture at the University of Adelaide. She is the author of eight books including the award-winning Bold Palates: Australia’s Gastronomic Heritage (2012).
Spices were the hallmark of medieval cuisine. Exotic luxuries from distant lands, they included spices used by earlier Greeks and Romans as well as new spices from Asia.