Introduction to Dictionary Skills
Are you looking for creative, easy ways to add something extra special to your table? Create teas, tisanes, bitters, liqueurs, aguas frescas, waters, vinegars, oils, gastriques,shrubs, ice creams, soft drinks, and more by learning which ingredients pair well together to make sweet and savory dishes spectacular.
From ginger-scallion-infused broth to lavender-lemon-infused syrup for sorbet,Infusing Flavors provides inspiration and tips on how to use homegrown herbs and create wonderful flavor combinations. Think about sipping on your very own orange-clove infused cup of tea, lavender soda or an old-fashioned. Recipes include truffled potato gratin, grilled eggplant salad with fig-infused balsamic vinaigrette, halibut tostada with melon salsa, braised short ribs,pan-seared duck breast and so much more!
This is just a taste of Infusing Flavors:
Olive oils using herbs and flowers using chamomile, lavender, lemongrass, rosemary, mint, sage, thyme, lemon verbena, ginger, basil, and tarragon. Bitters using cherries, oranges, rhubarb, lemon as well as celery, mint, and almonds. Teas using peach, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, citrus, watermelon, and mangos. Broths using celery, fennel, and dandelions, shrimp, shiso, and citrus. Shrubs, switchels and kombuchas using plums, vanilla, pineapples, blueberries, and cucumbers. Honeys, Sugars and Simple Syrups And so many more mouth watering ideas that are easy to follow and even easier to enjoy! These infusion techniques and recipes provide you with endless possibilities.
Teas & Tisanes – infused teas and herbal blends; iced and hot
Extracts & Bitters – from baker to bartender
Shrubs, Switchels, & Kombuchas – refreshing beverages from the past and present
Soft Drinks & Infused Waters – artisan sodas, agua frescas and flavored waters
Infused Oils – for cooking and garnishing
Vinegars & Gastriques – from salads to sauces
Broths – give your soups and side dishes exciting flair
Desserts – frozen treats, custards and cake