Riverhead Books

The Art of Flavor: Practices and Principles for Creating Delicious Food

Two masters of composition – a chef and a perfumer – present a revolutionary new approach to creating delicious, original foodIn a world awash in cooking shows, food blogs, and recipes, the art of flavor has been surprisingly neglected. The multibillion-dollar flavor industry practices its dark arts by manipulating synthetic ingredients, and home cooks are taught to wield …

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On the Noodle Road: From Beijing to Rome, with Love and Pasta

A food writer travels the Silk Road, immersing herself in a moveable feast of foods and cultures and discovering some surprising truths about commitment, independence, and love.As a newlywed traveling in Italy, Jen Lin-Liu was struck by culinary echoes of the delicacies she ate and cooked back in China, where she’d lived for more than a decade. Who …

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Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories that Heal, 10th Anniversary Edition

“I recommend this book highly to everyone.” –Deepak Chopra, M.D.This special updated version of the New York Times-bestseller, Kitchen Table Wisdom, addresses the same spiritual issues that made the original a bestseller: suffering, meaning, love, faith, and miracles.”Despite the awesome powers of technology, many of us still do not live very well,” says Dr. Rachel Remen. “We may need to …

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