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Food Pairing

Published on July 4, 2008

I was doing some research on the chemical composition of chocolate for a job last week and came across the fascinating and quite elegant foodpairing.be. The premise of the project is that foods pair well together when they exhibit common flavor components. The author took 250 different food products, analyzed their chemical flavor components and created diagrams that link foods with common components. The diagrams can then be used to experiment with unexpected flavor combinations. Below is the chart for salmon. I’m thinking a coffee and anise encrusted fillet…

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