Sweet, salty, sour and bitter. These are the four familiar tastes weve come to know best. And then theres the fifth flavor umami. Years ago, a houseguest offered to make a simple pasta sauce for dinner. She sauted onion, garlic and red pepper in extra-virgin olive oil and threw in handfuls of chopped tomatoes, just as I would have done. [more...]
Top Flavor Trends for 2019 and Beyond
The flavor spotlight doesn't end at umami... Discover the top 11 flavor trends we've identified as the result of surveys, interviews with chefs and mixologists, immersive treks and menu tracking. CLICK HERE to download the report preview.