Sight Smell Touch Taste Sound: A new way to cook

By Sybil Kapoor

Exploring the five elements of cooking and eating: Taste, Flavour (smell), Texture (touch and sound), Temperature (touch) and Appearance, this book explains how these elements work together and how best to use them to produce simple, delicious dishes. This is Sybil Kapoor’s Sight Smell Touch Taste Sound – essential for any cook’s bookshelf.

‘COOKERY BOOK OF THE YEAR’ – FORTNUM & MASON FOOD AND DRINK AWARDS 2019

“A fascinating and important book, informative, inspiring and a joy to read.”Claudia Roden

What makes a dish look alluring? Can smell (flavour) enhance the pleasure of eating? Does the texture and sound of food change our perception? Sight Smell Touch Taste Sound is essential reading for anyone who loves to cook. Sybil Kapoor leads the reader through simplified kitchen theory and a selection of tempting recipes reveal how we can unlock the power of our five senses to make amazing meals.

Integral to our experience of eating, our five senses are the building blocks of cookery throughout the world, whether you are making lemon pickle in India or porridge in Scotland. This book explains how these five elements work together and shows the reader how best to use them in everyday cooking to produce simple, delicious dishes.