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The flavor thesaurus [electronic resource] : A Compendium of Pairings, Recipes and Ideas for the Creative Cook. Niki Segnit.

Segnit, Niki. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781608193134 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2013.

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Summary, etc.: In this lively and exceptionally enjoyable book, career flavor scientist Niki Segnit uncovers the essential flavors of food, and organizes them into 160 basic ingredients. In this concise way, she articulates every flavor imaginable, whether it's a "grassy" food like dill, cucumber, or peas, or a "floral fruity" one like figs, roses, or blueberries. And then she considers every conceivable combination of these ingredients.Segnit has scoured thousands of recipes in countless recipe books, talked to dozens of food technologists and chefs, and visited hundreds of restaurants-all in her quest to uncover the planet's essential flavor pairings. The result is a reminder that there are almost infinite possibilities in an everyday kitchen, whether it means spinning celery and dill into a savory broth, orange and carrots into a crisp salad, or cabbage and sage into an elegant cream sauce. This book is also full of quirky observations, practical information (hundreds of recipes are...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 928 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Cooking & Food.
Genre: Electronic books.

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