The Flavor Bible
  • Author : Karen Page
  • Release Date : 16 September 2008
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Genre : Cooking
  • Pages : 392
  • ISBN 13 : 9780316039840
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Download or read book entitled The Flavor Bible written by Karen Page and published by Hachette UK online. This book was released on 16 September 2008 with total pages 392. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Winner of the 2009 James Beard Book Award for Best Book: Reference and Scholarship A groundbreaking guide to modern flavor pairings that will revolutionize the way you cook. Great cooking goes beyond following a recipe -- it's knowing how to season ingredients to coax the greatest possible flavor from them. Drawing on dozens of leading chefs' combined experience in top restaurants across the country, Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg present the definitive guide to creating "deliciousness" in any dish. Thousands of ingredient entries, organized alphabetically and cross-referenced, provide a treasure trove of spectacular flavor combinations. Readers will learn to work more intuitively and effectively with ingredients; experiment with temperature and texture; excite the nose and palate with herbs, spices, and other seasonings; and balance the sensual, emotional, and spiritual elements of an extraordinary meal. Seasoned with tips, anecdotes, and signature dishes from America's most imaginative chefs, The Flavor Bible is an essentialreference for every kitchen.