How to Taste

How to Taste

The Curious Cook's Handbook to Seasoning and Balance, From Umami to Acid and Beyond--with Recipes

Book - 2018
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This engaging, approachable, and witty guide outlines the basic principles of taste for home cooks and then takes a deep dive into exploring salt, sweet, bitter, acid, fat, umami, bite (heat), aromatics, and texture. You'll learn how to adjust a dish that's too salty or acidic and how to determine when something might be missing. Most importantly, you'll finally understand how and why various components of a dish are used to create balance, harmony, and deliciousness.
Publisher: Seattle, WA :, Sasquatch Books,, [2018]
©2018
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781632171054
Characteristics: xv, 223 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Principles of taste
Salt
Acid
Sweet
Fat
Bitter
Umami
Aromatics
Bite
Texture
Color, booze, temperature, sound, and the company you keep
The total dish.
Summary: This engaging, approachable, and witty guide outlines the basic principles of taste for home cooks and then takes a deep dive into exploring salt, sweet, bitter, acid, fat, umami, bite (heat), aromatics, and texture. You'll learn how to adjust a dish that's too salty or acidic and how to determine when something might be missing. Most importantly, you'll finally understand how and why various components of a dish are used to create balance, harmony, and deliciousness.

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