Understanding flavor and flavoring can make all the difference between an average meal and an extraordinary taste sensation. Award-winning chef Paul Gayler here presents a collection of restaurant-class recipes that elicits a dazzling variety of tastes and aromas from a list of 25 ingredients including chocolate, lavender, honey, olives and balsamic vinegar, as well as many well-loved herbs and spices. Inspired by his extensive globe-trotting, Paul borrows the bright accents of the world's cuisines to create a unique stamp for his own signature dishes, from Lemongrass Soy Chicken Skewers to Real Vanilla Icecream. Every ingredient is introduced with information about its culinary uses, directions for growing and buying, and emphasis on the versatility of different flavors. Paul also suggests complementary flavors and explains noteworthy combinations to inspire you in your own kitchen. The results are sometimes unexpected but always imaginative and truly delicious.