Ever wondered why one flavour works with another? Or lacked inspirationfor what to do with a bundle of beetroot? The Flavour Thesaurus is thefirst book to examine what goes with what, pair by pair.The book follows the form of Roget's Thesaurus. The back section lists,alphabetically, 99 popular ingredients, and suggests classic and lesswell known flavour matches for each. The front section contains anentry for every flavour match listed in the back section and isorganised into 16 flavour themes such a Bramble & Hedge, Green& Grassy, and Earthy. There are 980 entries in all, with 200 recipes and suggestions embedded in the text.It covers classic pairings such as pork & apple, lamb &apricot, and cucumber & dill; contemporary favourites likechocolate & chilli, and goat's cheese &beetroot; and interesting but unlikely-sounding couples including blackpudding & chocolate, lemon & beef, blueberry & mushroom,and watermelon & oyster.Beautifully packaged, The Flavour Thesaurus is not only a highlyuseful, and covetable, reference book that will immeasurably improveyour cooking - it's the sort of book that might keep you up at nightreading.