CLOSED - Book Giveaway: Eight Flavors by Sarah Lohman

Posted by A69143a5 tiny Jen Messier on dec 5, 2016 under News

It's here! Sarah Lohman's book, Eight Flavors, is officially being released into the world on Tuesday, December 6th. And to celebrate, we're giving away TWO copies! 

To enter, comment below letting us know which of the eight flavors Sarah discusses in the book you're most excited to learn more about: black pepper, vanilla, curry powder, chili powder, soy sauce, garlic, MSG, and Sriracha. 

Entries close on Friday, December 9 at 5pm EST, after which we'll randomly select and contact the winners. If you don't have Facebook, shoot us an email to to enter! 

Learn more about the book:

Eight Flavors offers unique culinary history of America offers a fascinating look at our past and uses long-forgotten recipes to explain how eight flavorschanged how we eat.  Young historical gastronomist Sarah Lohman discovered that American food is united by eight flavors: black pepper, vanilla, curry powder, chili powder, soy sauce, garlic, MSG, and Sriracha

Eight Flavors introduces the explorers, merchants, botanists, farmers, writers, and chefs whose choices came to define the American palate. Lohman takes you on a journey through the past to tell us something about our present, and our future. Weaving together original research, historical recipes, gorgeous illustrations and Lohman’s own adventures both in the kitchen and in the field, Eight Flavors is a delicious treat—ready to be devoured.

And check out some videos and recipes featuring the eight flavors:

Sarah Lohman Reveals the History of Chili Powder and Soy Sauce 

Sarah Lohman Reveals the History of Black Pepper and Vanilla

Thai Omelette with Sriracha sauce 

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