Add Flavor and Texture to Your Food with Trendy Spice Blends Like Dukkah and Furikake

Datassential, Chicago, Illinois

If I were to add one thing to Samin Nosrat’s salt, fat, acid, and heat as the essential elements of good cooking, it wouldn’t be a flavor at all—it would be texture. Balancing texture is an essential skill taught in cooking schools, yet it still often takes a back seat to other considerations. The best chefs constantly keep the full range of textures in mind as they create dishes, going beyond just...