Selengut How to Taste

Becky Selengut How to Taste: The Curious Cook's Handbook to Seasoning and Balance, from Umami to Acid and Beyond With RecipesHow to Taste:

The Curious Cook's Handbook to Seasoning and Balance, from Umami to Acid and Beyond With Recipes

Becky Selengut

Seattle-based cookbook writer, teacher, and sustainability advocate Becky Selengut is a very engaging and entertaining writer and in How to Taste: The Curious Cook's Handbook to Seasoning and Balance, from Umami to Acid and Beyond With Recipes Selengut provides the home cook with exactly what the title promises. She starts with the principles of taste and then provides chapters on salt, acid, sweet, fat, bitter, umami, aromatics, bite, texture, everything else and then finishes with a chapter on the total dish. You learn what to buy and how to use it from herbs and spices to equipment. Selengut engages you with interesting experiments to illustrates her points. Throughout the book she sprinkles recipes so you can taste exactly what she is talking about. It is a fun read and an important resource. I checked it out of the library and decided I needed a copy as a resource. If you want to up your cooking game, buy this book and work through it. are interested in developing beer, mead or cider recipes, you will want a copy of this book.

 

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