Monday, November 19, 2007

The Philosophy of Taste

When we think about the major taste groups, Sweet, Sour, Salty, and Bitter come to mind. But how about Umami? For thousands of years, there was agreement that these weer the four building blocks of flavor. And then along came Escoffier. He invented veal stock, and lots of other good things. And our taste buds have been doing flips ever since. Get the full flavor here. yum yum good

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