Chinese Flavours, Lecture at Bascom Lodge

Five Flavors of Traditional Chinese Diet and Medicine

The Summit of Mount Greylock
Bascome Lodge
(413) 743-1591

Herbalist Steve Linscott‘s talk will cover how and why the Chinese are particular about the color, smell, flavor and shape of food and the “harmony of five flavors”. In order to acquire richer gustatory experience, they have invented many flavor treating techniques by using seasonings during cooking.

The “harmony of five flavors” serves to realize direct gustatory enjoyment first, which at the same time provides important regulative and healthcare functions to the human body.

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