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    • ISBN:9781784722906
    • Publication date:15 Aug 2019

The Art & Science of Foodpairing

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10,000 flavour matches that will transform the way you eat

"We build tools to create culinary happiness" - Foodpairing.com

"There is a world of exciting flavour combinations out there and when they work it's incredibly exciting" - Heston Blumenthal

Foodpairing is a method for identifying which foods go well together, based on groundbreaking scientific research that combines neurogastronomy (how the brain perceives flavour) with the analysis of aroma profiles derived from the chemical components of food.

This exciting new book explains why the food combinations we know and love work so well together (strawberries + chocolate, for example) and opens up a whole new world of delicious pairings (strawberries + parmesan, say) that will transform the way we eat. With ten times more pairings than any other book on flavour, plus the science behind flavours explained, Foodpairing will become THE go-to reference for flavour and an instant classic for anyone interested in how to eat well.

Contributors:
Astrid Gutsche and Gaston Acurio - Astrid y Gaston - Peru
Andoni Luiz Aduriz - Mugaritz - Spain
Heston Blumenthal - The Fat Duck - UK
Tony Conigliaro - DrinksFactory - UK
Sang Hoon Degeimbre - L'Air du Temps - Belgium
Jason Howard - #50YearsBim - UK/Caribbean
Mingoo Kang - Mingles - Korea
Jane Lopes & Ben Shewry - Attica - Australia
Virgilio Martinez - Central - Peru
Dominique Persoone - The Chocolate Line - Belgium
Karlos Ponte - Taller - Venezuela/Denmark
Joan Roce - El Celler de Can Roca - Spain
Dan Barber - Blue Hill at Stone Barns - USA
Kobus van der Merwe - Wolfgat - South Africa
Darren Purchese - Burch & Purchese Sweet Studio - Melbourne
Alex Atala - D.O.M - Brazil
María José San Román - Monastrell - Spain
Keiko Nagae - Arôme conseil en patisserie - Paris

Biographical Notes

The Foodpairing Company is a creative food-tech agency that works with chefs, bartenders, chocolatiers, pastry chefs, product developers, cookery schools and other culinary creatives to provide new possible food combinations based on the intrinsic properties of different foods. The team there analyses foods under laboratory conditions to identify which flavour components they have in common, and operates one of the world's largest ingredient and flavour databases. From their headquarters in Belgium and offices in New York City, they work with food professionals in 150 countries worldwide; their key markets are the US, Belgium, the UK, Italy, the Netherlands, Germany, France, Australia, Spain, Greece, Russia, Switzerland and Canada.

Peter Coucquyt is a chef and co-founder of FoodpairingT.
Bernard Lahousse is a bio-engineer and co-founder of FoodpairingT.
Johan Langenbick is an entrepreneur and co-founder of FoodpairingT.

Find out more at www.foodpairing.com, blog.foodpairing.com and on Instagram and Twitter @foodpairing.

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  • Publication date: 08 Aug 2019
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  • Imprint: Mitchell Beazley
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