Author Profile: Barb Stuckey

Professional food developer Barb Stuckey shares her vast knowledge to help us better understand the psychology and physiology of taste in her new book, Taste What You’re Missing: The Passionate Eater’s Guide to Why Good Food Tastes Good (Free Press, March 13, 2012). The book offers insight on how we can develop and improve our tasting palate by discerning flavors, detecting ingredients and creating new taste combinations.

BIOGRAPHY:

Barb Stuckey is a professional food developer who leads the marketing, food trend tracking, and consumer research functions at Mattson, North America’s largest independent developer of new foods and beverages. Barb’s daily job requires her to taste food and figure out how to make it better.

After more than a decade of doing this, she’s honed her tasting skills and her ability to help others make food taste better. She’ll be sharing this insight with her first book Taste What You’re Missing, the first book about the physiology of taste that’s written for the general public.

Barb lives with her fiancé and splits her time between San Francisco and Healdsburg, in the heart of Sonona wine country

 

ON THE WEB:

TasteWhatYoureMissing.com

Amazon Author Page: Barb Stuckey

Mattson: www.foodcom.com

Twitter: @barbstuckey

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