The Flavour Thesaurus epub Download

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Publisher: Bloomsbury
Genres: Reference Works Books, Food & Drink Books, General Cookery Books
Pages: 399 pages
Binding: Hardcover
ISBN10: 0747599777
ISBN13: 9780747599777
Tags: Reference Works Books, Food & Drink Books, General Cookery Books, Free Books Download, epub Books Download
Language: en
Physical Form: Book
Type: Digital
In this lively and exceptionally enjoyable book, Niki Segnit takes 99 popular ingredients and explores all the ways they might be combined in the kitchen. She 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 for flavour pairings. The result is a unique book that is full of quirky observations, practical information (hundreds of recipes are embedded in the narrative) and good jokes. Here are a couple of randomly chosen entries:Thyme & Olive: These two eke out an existence on the stony, parched soil of the Mediterranean.

The feral, fragrant character of thyme contrasts beautifullywith heavy, complex olive, sombre as a Greek church bell at noon.Coriander Leaf and Peanut: Substitute coriander and peanut for basil and pine nuts and you have a delicious Vietnamese-style take on pesto. Process a large bunch of coriander leaf with a tbsp ground nut oil, a tsp fish sauce, maybe a few mint leaves if you have them, some chilli and a squeeze of lime. Add half a handful of ground peanuts. Toss through warm noodles egg or rice and serve with more peanuts scattered on top. Beautifully packaged, THE FLAVOUR THESAURUS is not only a highly useful, and covetable, reference book that will immeasurably improve your cooking it's the sort of book that might keep you up at night reading.


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