Trailer ✓ The Flavour Thesaurus PDF by Æ Niki Segnit Unique, Beautifully Written And Ceaselessly Imaginative, The Flavor Thesaurus Is A Completely New Kind Of Food Book Inspired, As Author Niki Segnit Explains, By Her Over Reliance On Recipes Following The Instructions In A Recipe Is Like Parroting Pre Formed Sentences From A Phrasebook Forming An Understanding Of How Flavors Work Together, On The Other Hand, Is Like Learning The Language It Allows You To Express Yourself Freely, To Improvise, To Cook A Dish The Way You Want To Cook It The Flavor Thesaurus Is The Inquisitive Cook S Guide To Acquiring That Understanding To Learning The Language Of FlavorBreaking The Vast Universe Of Ingredients Down To Essential Flavors, Segnit Suggests Classic And Less Well Known Pairings For Each, Grouping Almost , Entries Into Flavor Families Like Green Grassy, Berry Bush And Creamy Fruity But The Flavor Thesaurus Is Much Than Just A Reference Book, Seasoning The Mix Of Culinary Science, Culture And Expert Knowledge With The Author S Own Insights And Opinions, All Presented In Her Witty, Engaging And Highly Readable Style As Appealing To The Novice Cook As To The Experienced Professional, The Flavor Thesaurus Will Not Only Immeasurably Improve Your Cooking It S The Sort Of Book That Might Keep You Up At Night Reading Cooking Is An Art, Like Writing Or Painting, And Great Cooks Are Artists And Although The Ultimate Source Of Creativity Remains Elusive, All Painters Have Their Color Wheel, All Writers Their Vocabulary And Now, In The Form Of This Beautiful, Entertaining And Exhaustively Researched Book, Cooks Have Their Own Collection Of Essential Knowledge The Flavor Thesaurus
I love this book It is part cookbook, part food history, part a glimpse into the head of the author I had it checked out from my library but by page 25 I knew I needed to own it If you like food read this book I say I have finished this book because I have read every page but I think It will be awhile before I am ready to put it on the cookbook shelf In a spare moment I pick it up and look through it or wonder if this flavor and that will go together and I check this book.
There s no way I ll ever stop reading this book so I might as well write my review now I m only halfway into the second of sixteen sections and I already have so much to say and the colorful post its are taking over I only first heard of this book when they were coming out with the revised edition with the new cover And it was SO PRETTY that it grabbed my attention right awayThe Flavor Thesaurus Hmm, sounds like a wonderful reference guide for explorations in the culinary frontier and pretty too I shall have it immediately.
My thoughts exactly This book is way entertaining than I expected I had done a few brief flip throughs before I obtained my own copy noting the lists of flavor pairings and thinking of all the n Sorry I really wanted something that would guide me to understand patterns, create new templates, visualize predict what s likely to work or not But the author and I do not organize ideas in complementary ways, and we taste and eat very differently I could not study the color wheel as I could not process understand it, and I am not motivated to read all the fine print stories interspersed with the lists of pairings It really is most akin to an American Heritage dictionary, in that it s mostly lists, with the odd illustration, chart, or usage note but in the cookbook, those additions are just text.
One idea caught my eye for chicken the author paired it with sweet bell peppers, and is impressed by the rich saucy dish those two ingredients can make Excuse me Niki, but you correctly specify to leave the skin on chicken thighs You have three ingredients, the additional being chicken fat and