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Flavor : The Science of Our Most Neglected Sense (Unabridged) (CD/Spoken Word) (Bob Holmes)

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Can you describe how the flavor of halibut differs from red snapper? How Brie differs from cheddar? For most of us, unfortunately, the answer is: badly. Flavor remains a vague, undeveloped concept we don't know enough about to describe-or to appreciate-fully. In Flavor, Bob Holmes shows us just how much we're missing. He tackles questions like why cake tastes sweetest on white plates, how wine experts' eyes fool their noses, and how language affects flavor. He peers over the shoulders of fascinating food professionals engineering the perfect snack, chefs seeking surprising new flavor combinations, and even mathematicians pursuing the perfect pizza topping. He reveals how we can all sharpen our senses using professional techniques to name and describe flavors articulately. Whether you're someone who likes to cook creatively, delve into cutting-edge science, explore nutrition trends, or just to eat, Flavor will open your mind and palate to a vast and exciting sensory world.
Edition: Unabridged
Genre: Technology, Science
Format: AudioCD
Publisher: Tantor Media Inc
Author: Bob Holmes
Language: English
Street Date: April 25, 2017
TCIN: 51996424
UPC: 9781515916642
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-1670
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