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June 2013

International Flavor Resources

So, in wrapping up two weeks of flavor exploration, I just wanted to throw out a few more resources for you. Mark …

Flavor Profile: Mediterranean

For our purposes, I’m going to call this a profile in Mediterranean flavors, though it’s largely focused on Greek cuisine. Greece and …

Like This? Try That…

All of this cuisine distilling and profiling has gotten me thinking about flavors that cross cuisines, slightly changed but still fairly similar. …

Flavor Profile: Indian

Indian cuisine is characterized by warm spices and peppery heat, accented by fruity and herbal chutneys and balanced by cooling dairy. Northern …

Flavor Profile: Italian

I used to think I knew and liked Italian food. Then I went to Italy and had the real deal. And then …

Flavorful Links for Flavor Week

Check out these links from around the web: Flavor tripping – turn your taste buds on their heads with a tiny berry. …

Flavor Profile: Korean

Korean food used to seem completely alien to me. Maybe a little scary – with its bright redpepper sauces and flakes and …

Flavor Profile: Mexican Cuisine

And we’re off. I’m going to start with the always-delicious cuisine of our neighbors to the south. In part, because it’s something …

The Five Tastes+

I don’t know about you, but growing up, I learned that there were four tastes: sweet, salty, bitter and sour. Then sometime, …