What are dishes if you are not able to feel and taste a particular flavour? Simply put, meaningless. Even if you prefer intensity of a flavour, nonetheless achieving balance is essential for the perfect recipe. So how do you get started?
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Since these are exactly six basic flavours, we can refer to them as the flavour 'hex'. The ingredients required to achieve these flavours in any recipe are very basic. These include some basic vegetables, fruits and dairy products like milk and cheese. The infographic below introduces you as to how these flavours either enhance or balance each other, and the ingredients with which you can achieve each.
Infographic by: CuisineVault