Topiary Reading Club Vol. IV
What magic we taste and see in this world, we experience through flavor and color. Here are the stories and knowledge from these tomes on flavor and color.
©️ Joseph De Leo
The Flavor Thesaurus: A Compendium of Pairings, Recipes and Ideas for the Creative Cook by Niki Segnit
For the aspiring creative in the kitchen and for the master cook who needs a refresher on flavours, The Flavour Thesaurus is the reference to treasure. As much as Segnit’s award-winning book guides you into the champion pairings between flavors, there are also surprise hits waiting to be discovered in this book. Recipe ideas come in plenty and the anecdotes for each flavor wets the appetite with every page and turn.
The Secret Lives of Colour by Kassia St. Clair
Kassia St. Clair’s masterpiece of a compendium, has a growing fan base of color fanatics who would eventually come to learn by reading the book, that color goes beyond visual pleasure. The Secret Lives of Colour unravels the tales of 75 colors we know of and the peculiar and interesting histories behind them: from their meanings, to how certain hues are achieved, down to the science behind them and even the impact they’ve had in history. This is required reading for everyone.