I was thrilled when I was contacted by the folks at McCormick® to participate in sharing with you their annual Flavor Forecast. What is the Flavor Forecast? It is an annual report compiled by McCormick chefs, trend trackers and food technologists that unveils trends and flavors that will drive culinary innovation in years to come. It's really quite amazing, it's a year-long process and this year for the first time, it includes global flavors.
I was lucky enough to participate in a webinar where McCormick Kitchen Director Mark Garcia shared with us the different trends as well as the flavors and recipes from the report.
The trends are:
To find out more about the trends, flavors and recipes, visit the Flavor Forecast website! I can't wait to share with you my recipe inspired by the trends and flavors from the Flavor Forecast!
McCormick Flavor Forecast Prize Pack (Value $140)
- McCormick Caraway Seed
- McCormick Crystallized Ginger
- McCormick Dill Weed
- McCormick Ground Black Pepper
- McCormick Ground Cardamom
- McCormick Ground Cayenne Red Pepper
- McCormick Ground Coriander Seed
- McCormick Ground Cumin
- McCormick Ground Ginger
- Honey (billybee)
- McCormick Mint Flakes
- McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract
- McCormick Saigon Cinnamon
- McCormick Stick Cinnamon
- Thai Kitchen Coconut Milk
- Thai Kitchen Red Curry Paste
- McCormick Toasted Sesame Seed
- $25 AMEX Gift Card
How to Enter
Visit the Flavor Forecast (explore the trends to see the flavor combinations, they are not listed here) and leave a comment on this post (below) answering this question: Which flavor combination from McCormick's Flavor Forecast trends would you like to try and why?
For four more extra chances to win, leave a separate comment for each type, saying you did the following:
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- ‘Like' McCormick Spice on facebook
One winner will be chosen at random from all of the comments/entries posted here on this post. Be sure to do the mandatory entry and you're entered into the giveaway. The extra entries are optional. Giveaway ends on Thursday, February 2, 2012 at 11:59 PM EST.
Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. As always, I only share brands that I love!