The Flavor Bible

The Flavor Bible The Essential Guide to Culinary Creativity, Based on the Wisdom of America's Most Imaginative Chefs

1st Edition

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Synopsis

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.

Winner of the 2009 James Beard Book Award for Best Book: Reference and Scholarship

Book information

ISBN: 9780316118408
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Imprint: Little, Brown and Company
Pub date:
Edition: 1st Edition
DEWEY: 641.5
DEWEY edition: 22
Language: English
Number of pages: 380
Weight: 1382g
Height: 258mm
Width: 200mm
Spine width: 35mm