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How to taste: the curious cook's handbook to seasoning and balance, from umami to acid and beyond -- with recipes

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Publisher:
Sasquatch Books,
Pub. Date:
[2018]
Language:
English
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This engaging and approachable (and humorous!) guide to taste and flavor will make you a more skilled and confident home cook. How to Taste outlines the underlying principles of taste, and then takes a deep dive into salt, acid, bitter, sweet, fat, umami, bite (heat), aromatics, and texture. You'll find out how temperature impacts your enjoyment of the dishes you make as does color, alcohol, and more. The handbook goes beyond telling home cooks what ingredients go well together or explaining cooking ratios. You'll learn how to adjust a dish that's too salty or too acidic and how to determine when something might be lacking. It also includes recipes and simple kitchen experiments that illustrate the importance of salt in a dish, or identifies whether you're a "supertaster" or not. Each recipe and experiment highlights the chapter's main lesson. How to Taste will ultimately help you feel confident about why and how various components of a dish are used to create balance, harmony, and deliciousness.
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9781632171054
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subject_facet Cookbooks, Cooking (Spices), Cooking, American, Flavor
title_display How to taste : the curious cook's handbook to seasoning and balance, from umami to acid and beyond -- with recipes
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title_short How to taste :
title_sub the curious cook's handbook to seasoning and balance, from umami to acid and beyond -- with recipes
topic_facet Cooking (Spices), Cooking, American, Flavor