The Flavor Thesaurus: A Compendium of Pairings, Recipes and Ideas for the Creative Cook

Author:   Niki Segnit ,  Segnit
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
ISBN:  

9781608198740


Pages:   400
Publication Date:   24 April 2012
Format:   Hardback
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Author:   Niki Segnit ,  Segnit
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:   Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Dimensions:   Width: 15.00cm , Height: 3.30cm , Length: 21.80cm
Weight:   0.522kg
ISBN:  

9781608198740


ISBN 10:   160819874
Pages:   400
Publication Date:   24 April 2012
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   Not yet available   Availability explained
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To savor The Flavor Thesaurus fully it helps to think of its author, Niki Segnit, as a culinary marriage broker. An imaginative but practical matchmaker, she has a gift for pairing sometimes lackluster ingredients in a way that brings out the best in them and makes them more appealing as a couple than they ever were as loners... She shares an eloquent vocabulary with us in this delicious book. -- Wall Street Journal The cure for dinner ennui...a cheekily erudite, endlessly fascinating master list of flavor pairings both familiar and surprising...the entries get you dreaming of both exotic feasts and after-work comfort foods. --Whole Living Erudite and inspiring, practical and fun, it will make you salivate, laugh, take issue and feel vindicated. Your synapses will fire in a whole new way as you trail your hand through your garden herbs ... A deceptively simple little masterpiece. -- Sunday Times (UK) An exquisite guide to combining flavors. -- Observer (UK) An or Erudite and inspiring, practical and fun, it will make you salivate, laugh, take issue and feel vindicated. Your synapses will fire in a whole new way as you trail your hand through your garden herbs ... A deceptively simple little masterpiece. - Sunday Times (UK) An exquisite guide to combining flavors. - Observer (UK) An original and inspiring resource. -Heston Blumenthal Intriguing, surprising and remarkably useful. -Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall For new cooks and old hands in the kitchen, this book is a must-have and a must-read. Not only are the flavor combinations and recipes offered useful, but Niki Segnit's descriptions of each and every one are delightful to read. It's a combination between a bedtime read and a kitchen companion. -GOOP


<p> To savor The Flavor Thesaurus fully it helps to think of its author, Niki Segnit, as a culinary marriage broker. An imaginative but practical matchmaker, she has a gift for pairing sometimes lackluster ingredients in a way that brings out the best in them and makes them more appealing as a couple than they ever were as loners... She shares an eloquent vocabulary with us in this delicious book. -- Wall Street Journal <p> The cure for dinner ennui...a cheekily erudite, endlessly fascinating master list of flavor pairings both familiar and surprising...the entries get you dreaming of both exotic feasts and after-work comfort foods. --Whole Living <p> Erudite and inspiring, practical and fun, it will make you salivate, laugh, take issue and feel vindicated. Your synapses will fire in a whole new way as you trail your hand through your garden herbs ... A deceptively simple little masterpiece. -- Sunday Times (UK)<p> An exquisite guide to combining flavors. -- Observer (UK)<p> An or


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Niki Segnit's background is in marketing, specializing in food and drink, and she has worked with many famous brands of candy, snacks, baby foods, condiments, dairy products, hard liquors, and soft drinks. She lives in central London with her husband.

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