'A deceptively simple little masterpiece' Sunday Times 'An exquisite guide to combining flavours' Observer 'An original and inspiring resource' Heston Blumenthal 'It has intrigued, inspired, amused and occasionally infuriated me all year, and will for years to come' Nigel Slater, Observer Books of the Year
Niki Segnit was inspired to write The Flavour Thesaurus when she noticed how dependent she was on recipes. Her background is in marketing, specialising in food and drink, and she has worked with many famous brands of confectionery, snacks, baby foods, condiments, dairy products, hard liquors and soft drinks. She writes a column for The Times and lives in central London with her husband.
I believed that I was getting a great book about seasonings and recipes .I have found maybe three recipes in it and the flavour portion is not very well written . Read morePublished on Feb. 24 2011 by D. M. Vere
I ordered from Amazon, through Amazing Books, because of the good reviews. However, the book didn't arrive in time to give it to my godparents for Christmas, despite a purchase... Read morePublished on Dec 31 2010 by Jessica
I bought this book as a present for my husband, the chef in our household, but began reading it out of curiosity on the commute home, and I haven't been able to part with it since. Read morePublished on Sept. 9 2010 by Third Time Lucky