Chef’s Pencil names the “Best 27 Gifts for Chefs and Cooks” which include THE FLAVOR BIBLE:
Buying gifts for loved ones is never easy and is especially hard if you are shopping for gifts for a professional chef. To help with this rather difficult task I asked chefs on various Facebook groups about the gifts they would love to receive this year.
Kelly Magyarics of Liquor.com mentions THE FLAVOR BIBLE in an article on “Infusing Your Own Flavored Vodka Through Science”:
“[Il Posto bartender Adam] Gamboa hasn’t yet met an ingredient he hasn’t been able to sous vide, though, and he suggests picking up a copy of THE FLAVOR BIBLE, by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg, for some infusion inspiration.”
Pick a flavor, any flavor, and chances are there’s a company making a with it. But let’s be honest-quality, taste and appeal can vary wildly when it comes to flavored vodka. Do you want a drink that tastes like Swedish Fish, cotton candy or cake batter?
Winner of Bombay Sapphire’s Most Imaginative Bartender title in 2018, Carley Gaskin is profiled on PunchDrink.com, where she mentions THE FLAVOR BIBLE as one of five items that inspire her:
“THE FLAVOR BIBLE. It’s one of my favorite books. I have three copies: one at home, two at the shop. I‘ve had one for five or six years; it’s full of notes, my highlight marks. You have this leftover product and you want to know what to do with it—if I have a bunch of pineapple pulp left over, [the book] might say to pair it with cloves or baking spices. It’s an easy way to get inspiration through flavor pairings.”
Tales of the Cocktail Foundation’s Most Imaginative Bartender Competition presented by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Gin is an opportunity for bartenders to let their imagination and creativity shine. For more information and to enter, see the Official Rules at Most Imaginative Bartender’s site . Don’t be surprised if you find Carley Gaskin literally scrawling drink ideas on the wall.
Puerto Rico bartender and bar owner Roberto Berdecia is interviewed by Noah Rothbaum for the DailyBeast.com, in which he mentions THE FLAVOR BIBLE as one of his go-to resources:
What do you like to drink after a shift? “Water, beer and rum. In that particular order!” What is the all-time best dive bar jukebox song? “”Sweet Caroline” by Neil Diamond.” After all these years bartending and creating drinks, do you still enjoy going out to bars? “Of course.
The master chef at Bears Inn in Evergreen, Colorado, chocolate maker Jamey is also a fan of THE FLAVOR BIBLE: “Jamey’s inspiration for his chocolate creations stems from his two daughters, Makenna and Kaleigh, his trusty service dog Finn, and through readings such as THE FLAVOR BIBLE by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg.”
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Taylor Bowler of Charlotte magazine profiles Chef Michael Griswold about the opening of Napa restaurant, and mentions that the chef is currently reading THE FLAVOR BIBLE.
The duck duo is one of the staples making the move from Napa on Providence with this new spot. COURTESY Update: The official opening date has been set as July 15. Shot of their exterior below: MICHAEL GRISWOLD HAS BEEN working in restaurant kitchens since age 15, and he got his first big break when he was named sous chef at Café Monte in 2007.
“Greatest 13 Food Books of All Time for a Knowledgeable Foodie to Read” — according to Benjamin Friedenberg in his feature on ToastFried.com — include THE FLAVOR BIBLE at #3.
Regardless of your particular affiliation as a food lover, be it ethnic food, sweet food, spicy food, meat-exclusive, vegetarian, vegan, keto, paleo, Atkins, etc. there’s surely been a series of books exclusively written with your particular preferences in mind.