How to Taste Book Review

How to Taste Book Review

Title: How to Taste: A Guide to Discovering Flavor and Savoring Life
Author: Mandy Naglich
Published: June 27, 2023, Citadel
No. of Pages: 288
Cover Price: $25.00 Hardcover, $11.99 Kindle

Looking for a way to enhance your tasting skills? There’s actually a how-to book that is for you. How to Taste: A Guide to Discovering Flavor and Savoring Life, by food and beverage journalist, beer educator, Advanced Cicerone®, AROXA Certified Taster, Certified Cider Professional, National Homebrew Competition gold medalist, Mandy Naglich. It would be difficult to find anyone more qualified to write this fascinating book.

Who knew that it is possible to hone your tasting skills and make it even more enjoyable to eat and taste food. This is a book for foodies and those who live to eat. Naglich has broken down the science of taste, and presents different methods of tasting. She covers different flavors and how they interact with body chemistry. There is also a chapter on personal tastes – we all know that individuals taste differently and everyone has foods that don’t taste good to them.

While this book doesn’t include photographs or recipes, it does contain plenty of valuable information that is designed to help anyone learn the basics of taste. It is one of those books that readers can curl up in a corner and read. The prose is well-written and easy to understand. It also makes sense and the information is credible.

Anyone who wants to improve their foodie lifestyle will want to pick up this book.

Special thanks to NetGalley for supplying a review copy of this book.

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