This week on Straight From the Source, Clay Gordon introduces his "Pyramid" chocolate tasting technique with guest Erin Fairbanks, Executive Director of HeritageRadioNetwork.org. Tune in for a special on-air tasting where Clay gives listeners tips on developing a vocabulary for taste and articulating aromas and flavors while tasting. What's the most effective way of cleansing your palate between tastings? How does your perception change throughout a tasting? Learn everything you need to know to become a better chocolate taster!This program was sponsored by Hearst Ranch.
"Back in my Zingerman's days it would be rare to find me without a bar of artisanal chocolate." [2:58]
--Erin Fairbanks, Executive Director of HeritageRadioNetwork.org, on Straight from the Source
"Excellent chefs have really developed flavor memories. They have a fabulous memory bank - they can just close their eyes and remember exact flavors." [27:50]
--Clay Gordon on Straight From the Source