Salt & pepper are the new culinary rage. The range of flavors available in gourmet salts and fresh peppercorns of every color are bringing to all kinds of dishes added complexity and nuance. Salt & Pepper takes readers on a culinary journey through the wide world of new and exotic salts and peppers - from fleur de sel and gray salt to Szechuan and pink peppercorns - and reveals their essential influence on the taste of good food. Fifty recipes illustrate the broad spectrum of this dynamic duo's many uses, from sweet to savory and from appetizer to dessert. Beautiful photography by Deborah Jones evokes the pleasure of a newfound appreciation for a longstanding staple of spices.