Forbes contributor Joseph Micallef interviews bartending legends Ray and Jackie Foley of Bartender magazine and Bartender.com, who share: “There’s a whole new awareness and appreciation nowadays among bartenders about how flavors come together and how drinks can complement food. Books like THE FLAVOR BIBLE have become required reading today for top bartenders.”
It’s still bartenders who have created – and continue to create – the most interesting and enduring cocktails. Spirits companies provide the paint, and bartenders create the art. I like to think that’s what I did back in 1985, when I created the Fuzzy Navel.
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The Daily Beast‘s Noah Rothbaum interviews award-winning bartender Eryn Reece (currently of New York City’s Banzarbar) about her influences, and she mentions THE FLAVOR BIBLE as perhaps “the most genius book of all time.”
What do you like to drink after a shift? “Usually something simple, my normal go to is a nice crisp glass of white wine.” What is the all-time best dive bar jukebox song? “Johnny Cash, “Folsom Prison Blues,” just slightly rowdy with some grit.”
Leah Vanderveldt of MindBodyGreen.com features “10 Plant-Based Cookbooks That Will Make You Want to Cook Vegetables” — with THE VEGETARIAN FLAVOR BIBLE appearing at number two, with this description:
“In Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg’s 2008 book, THE FLAVOR BIBLE, they compiled advice from restaurant chefs across America about ideal flavor combinations. THE VEGETARIAN FLAVOR BIBLE dives deeper into all the plant-specific flavors you can mix and match. Great for when you’re wondering what to do with a bumper crop of beets.”
Something amazing is happening in the food world right now – vegetables are becoming the cool thing to cook. Chefs, bloggers and home cooks are all embracing more plant-based dishes and one of the great results is an array of dazzling and inspiring vegetable-centric cookbooks.
Chef’s Pencil interviews Indian-born Washington, DC chef Rupen Rao about his influences, including his favorite cookbooks — and he mentions THE FLAVOR BIBLE as “the best cookbook on flavors.”
Born in Mumbai, India, Rupen Rao is an Indian food entrepreneur and instructor currently residing in Washington, D.C. Rupen has taught Indian cuisine at Whole Foods and CulinAerie, a premier cooking school in DC. He is the author of three Indian cookbooks and has recently launched his line of delicious Indian simmer sauces.
In the company of On Food and Cooking, Escoffier, and The Professional Chef, THE FLAVOR BIBLE was named one of the 10 Best Culinary Textbooks of 2019, coming in at number 4. “No one can memorize all the different components that taste good together, which is why you’ll find THE FLAVOR BIBLE on the shelves of many accomplished chefs around the world,” according to wiki.EZVid.com. “It’s an exceptional reference that will serve you well throughout your career. It helps de-mystify exotic combinations and covers a huge list of ingredients. It aids in creativity and improvisation.”
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THE FLAVOR BIBLE makes the March 2nd bestseller list at Boswell and Books in Milwaukee, coming in at #5 on its Hardcover Nonfiction list.
Just a little bit late – the Boswell bestsellers for the week ending March 2, 2019 Hardcover Fiction: 1. What We Were Promised, by Lucy Tan 2. Black Leopard, Red Wolf, by Marlon James 3. The Border V3: The Power of the Dog, by Don Winslow 4. The Overstory, by Richard Powers 5.