Spice Odyssey

Posted on by Jonathan Beckman

John Keay is in no doubt as to the importance of the collection of ‘desiccated barks, shrivelled berries, knobbly roots, dead buds, crumpled membranes, sticky gums and old fruit stones’ that are integral to his subject, because it was thanks to such substances that ‘man first acquired a comprehensive understanding of the geography of this […]

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