Real Flavours is an entirely rewritten and updated third edition of Glynn's Delicatessen Food Handbook, described by Nigel Slater as 'one of the only ten books you need'. It's a handbook of specialty ingredient information, from salt and pepper through olive oil to caviar: it not only tells you what an ingredient is and what it should look and taste like, it also tells you what it goes with and how to use it.
With plenty of wit and anecdotes from a life spent traveling, cooking on TV, and writing for magazines and newspapers, Glynn's Real Flavours is a work of reference you'll end up reading like a novel.
In his Introduction he says 'Ingredient knowledge means kitchen power, it means you know what goes with what and how to make something much more delicious in far less time. Real Flavours even answers the questions you didn't know you should have asked. It's the ingredient handbook that makes every other cookbook work.