American cuisine

The 8 flavors that define American cuisine

Hold on to your chef hats – a new book claims America has the most complex cuisine in the world. Typically associated with mundane (but delicious!) dishes like burgers and apple pie, American cuisine is much more dynamic, according to historic foodie Sarah Lohman in her debut album, Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American […]

American cuisine

How Only 8 Flavors Defined American Cuisine: The Salt: NPR

Japanese chemist Dr. Kikunae Ikeda is credited with discovering MSG – one of the eight ingredients Lohman explores in her book. Peter Van Hyning hide caption toggle caption Peter Van Hyning Japanese chemist Dr. Kikunae Ikeda is credited with discovering MSG – one of the eight ingredients Lohman explores in her book. Peter Van Hyning […]