Flavor Reversal

The line between savory and sweet is blurred in modern cuisine

Implications - As the consumer desire for novelty and uniqueness increases, acknowledged societal standards are broken. This can be seen in all industries, but most tangibly in cuisine with flavor reversal. Sweet elements are being incorporated into savory dishes and vice-versa, adding an element of extremist experience into the dining experience.
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Meaty Booze-Infused Desserts - The Bacon and Beer Cupcake Recipe is a Tempting Treat
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Warm 18,640 Clicks Pub: Jun 17, 12
Meaty Booze-Infused Desserts
The Bacon and Beer Cupcake Recipe is a Tempting Treat
This bacon and beer cupcake recipe is perfect for any meat enthusiast. Perhaps the most manly cupcake in existence, this takes two unlikely ingredients to make a decidedly bizarre baked good.... [More]
Cute Cinco De Mayo Confections - The Mini Taco Cookies by Sandra Denneler Turns Savory into Sweet
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Average 6,127 Clicks Pub: Apr 29, 13
Cute Cinco De Mayo Confections
The Mini Taco Cookies by Sandra Denneler Turns Savory into Sweet
The Cinco de Mayo holiday is fast approaching and for those who are looking for fun ways to celebrate, the Mini Taco Cookies could be just the trick. Since there will probably be a ton of actual... [More]
Sweet-and-Savory Donuts - The Avocado Donut is a Healthy Gluten Free Dessert
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Average 4,891 Clicks Pub: Jun 11, 13
Sweet-and-Savory Donuts
The Avocado Donut is a Healthy Gluten Free Dessert
Considering how common gluten intolerance is, it is not surprising that more and more health-conscious recipes addressing this issue are popping up across the Internet; the latest is the Avocado... [More]
Meatball Pasta Cones - This Reinterpretation on the Ice Cream Cone is a Savory Dish
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Mild 847 Clicks Pub: Nov 19, 15
Meatball Pasta Cones
This Reinterpretation on the Ice Cream Cone is a Savory Dish
For adventurous foodies searching for an alternative format to enjoy the comfort of a spaghetti meatball pasta, avant-garde chef Nick from Dude Foods might have come up with the ideal solution. The... [More]
Poutine-Inspired Desserts - This Donut Recipe from Psycho Donuts Turns Poutine into a Sweet Treat
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Mild 2,519 Clicks Pub: Mar 16, 13
Poutine-Inspired Desserts
This Donut Recipe from Psycho Donuts Turns Poutine into a Sweet Treat
The donut wizards over at Psycho Donuts have created a completely insane donut recipe. The final product will appear to look like a delicious poutine creation, however, it’s actually made from... [More]
Hybrid Cornish Pasties - This Holiday Pasty is Filled With Both Mincemeat and Vanilla Custard
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Mild 183 Clicks Pub: Nov 14, 15
Hybrid Cornish Pasties
This Holiday Pasty is Filled With Both Mincemeat and Vanilla Custard
In what is apparently a world first, this variation on Cornish pasties combines both mincemeat and custard. Available at the Cornwall-based Warren’s Bakery in the UK, which just happens to be... [More]
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