Are you ready to mix up your usual holiday spread but don’t know where to start? If so, you can turn here to the wisdom of some of America’s most imaginative chefs!
Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg offer something for everyone in this index of flavor pairings. For those who still like the security of cooking by a recipe, The Flavor Bible can help you make ingredient adjustments to suit your tastes, allergies or what’s in season. It is also a useful resource for introducing new foods into your diet. For aspiring chefs, the book is a great way to begin to build your own recipes. With thousands of ingredient entries, the book can quickly inspire you to get creative in the kitchen, while still being simple to search if you’re in a hurry. Each entry will educate you about the taste, feel, and aroma of ingredients as well as commonly used techniques to prepare them. This is followed by a list of ingredients whose flavors are complementary. Based on interviews with almost forty seasoned chefs, The Flavor Bible also includes opinions on tried and true meals and cooking anecdotes. It does not matter if you are a professional chef or cooking simple meals at home, The Flavor Bible will give you the freedom in your kitchen to make any meal your own.
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