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Recently Corey Lee of Benu restaurant got 2 Michelin stars (great!). While looking at his tasting menu we found several nice examples which can be easy explained by Foodpairing (he finds it by intuition, I guess. Foodpairing is not cancelling out intuition though. Topchefs are using our Foodpairing website mainly to have a confirmation of what they feel) .

 (source picture Corey Lee)

As Foodpairing started almost 20 years ago when François Benzi of Firmenich made the connection between jasmin and meat, let’s have a look at the jasmine-chicken-date fruit combination.

 The link to sherry and onion is by chicken (bridging).

(source picture and recipe)