Flavor Investigator

16
Aug

Flavor Investigator: Dark Cherry

A cherry on top a hot fudge sundae begins your treat with a burst of tartness, sweetness and fruitiness.  This fruit is the perfect combination of sweet and sour even […]

09
Aug

Flavor Investigator: Coconut

There is no better food than a coconut to give visions of the tropics upon first bite. Coconuts have an overall profile of fruity, milky, sweet with slight notes of […]

02
Aug

Flavor Investigator: Beets

There appears to be a great divide in the world. A line in the sand between the passionate lovers and haters of the vibrantly coloured, root vegetable- beets. Beets are […]

26
Jul

Flavor Investigator: Mango

If one were to ask you to name the first “tropical” fruit that comes to mind I would bet that mangoes would likely be the answer.  Mangoes are one of […]

19
Jul

Flavor Investigator: Peas

During our flavour investigator series we have failed to explore the realm of vegetables. One that manages to sneak its way into multiple dishes but remain forgotten is the humble […]

12
Jul

Flavor Investigator: Rose

Despite the vast amount of flavours seen in the western supermarket, one that seldom comes up is the floral flavour of rose. Instead, it is primarily seen in Middle Eastern […]

05
Jul

Flavor Investigator: Cinnamon

During the winter months there is nothing better than consuming the warm and sweet spice, cinnamon. Cinnamon has had a long and interesting history with humans as it can be […]

28
Jun

Flavor Investigator: Banana

One could argue that bananas are the perfect fruit. They are healthy, affordable and convenient because of their protective peel. Among the fruits which are available bananas are by far […]

21
Jun

Flavor Investigator: Wasabi

Found as a green, spicy, paste on sushi plates across the country, wasabi (Wasabia japonica or Eutrema japonicum) is a plant of the Brassicaceae. This genus includes other pungent foods […]

14
Jun

Flavor Investigator: Sage

Sage (Salvia Officinalis) is a hardy, evergreen, perennial shrub known for its grayish-green, velvety leaves covered in fine hairs. Furthermore, the plants flowers comes in a range of colours including […]

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