By: Flavorah (FLV)
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Something so weird and so delicious. This is my version of a commercial profile that I find absolutely disgusting. I knew that I could make the profile delicious.
Candied yams with a smidgen of cinnamon, drizzled in strawberry syrup with a bit of marshmallows and cookie.
I tried a few Yams and they were all mostly nasty with horrible off notes to me. FLV was pretty good but it tasted really raw and starchy but wasn't disgusting and no off notes. I knew that I needed something to warm it up and sort of cook it so using Rich cinnamon used super low achieved that first try. The Capella Sugar Cookie helps it out a bit here as the generic bakery kind of slides under as a base and fill it out. Sugar Cookie may not be the best but it's a phenomenal tool when used to build a bakery base.
I shamelessly stole ID10-T's marshmallow idea from a lucky charms cereal and it fit very well here. FLV Marshmallow and FLV Whipped Cream.
Then I tested strawberries in pairs. About 6 different iterations. RF, TFA Ripe, JF Sweet, INW Shisha, and then Capella released Ripe Strawberries. I was looking for something Ripe and syrupy kind of generic sweet red berry sauce that blended in. Shisha because... yeah... it's straight strawberry syrup. Capella because it brings that fairly authentic sweetened macerated strawberry thing. I love this new flavor.
Balance was the trickiest part once I nailed down the ingredients.. I wanted something slightly separated that started with sweet cooked yams and finished with the berries and nuances to keep you wanting to come back to it. If you mix it up please leave a review if you're a member and able to. If you want to play with subs, the cookie and strawberries leave some wiggle room for tweaking to your favorites. The yam, marshmallow, whipped cream, and rich cinnamon are not able to be substituted. That candied yam base is a thing of beauty.
This is a Dominican recipe, and it smells terrible, but tastes good. It has that marvelous funk that is found in some tropical fruits, but none of the ingredients really stand out. If you don't like the funk, this recipe is not for you. I love that tropical funk and ended up going through my entire 15ml tester in one day. This might be interesting combined with a sweet cream, or condensed milk as is used in the original recipe.
The base of the recipe is the yam, but it is not a dominate flavor.
The top notes are provided by the fruits.
I chose the HS banana because I wanted a green banana to mimic the plantain in the original recipe, rather than a candy banana flavor.
The guava gives that tropical funk.
I wanted cinnamon, but wanted to keep it in the background, so I used CAP cinnamon sugar.
Tropical recipes frequently use sugar cane syrup as a sweetener, so I used VT sugar cane to add additional sweetness.
Here is the original recipe:
I have experimented with this at different wattage, and it seems best around 20 watts in a MTL device, much to my surprise.
This is a collaborative creation by DEVELOPED: Skiddlz, AlfredPudding, Max Savage, Graham, folkart, with guest Jerry .
This recipe is our representation of a Sweet Potato Cereal, if it existed. Full Development Notes on DEVELOPED Ep. 9 https://youtu.be/oZK7Z_kRAs0 .
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Last year about this time, I released my Sweet Potato Pie recipe. In the months following the release, Flavorah released their YAM that is out of this world delicious! Summer is close to an end and Fall will be here very shortly, so I felt it would be the perfect time to release my updated version.
This version builds off of the original but I added and took away a few flavorings for this version. (You can read my notes on the original version here https://alltheflavors.com/recipes/63611#sweet_potato_pie_by_folkart ).
FLV Yam is the star here. It's about as accurate a flavor as I've ever tested. I has a deep yam flavor that is second to none. I also kept the HS Pumpkin Pie but lowered the percentages from the original, just to add a bit of a commercial canned pumpkin/sweet potato aspect to the mix.
The DFS Holy Holy Grail is there for the caramel and vanilla almost giving it a "brown sugar" feel to the mix.
I stayed with the WF Caramel Rice Crispy Treats because to me, it's flavor is that of the soft pumpkin pie crust that is on the bottom of a pumpkin pie. The caramel also adds to the richness of the mix.
CAP Vanilla Custard. A sweet potato pie is in essence a custard, so by adding this flavoring at 1%, it gives it that sweet custard feel, without taking away from the yam and pumpkin.
My original version used CAP Cinnamon Danish Swirl, and while it's a great flavoring to use, the cinnamon can be a bit strong. Wayne Walker reviewed my original version and he did like it very much, but he said he would tweak it a bit by reducing the CAP Cinnamon Danish Swirl. So I took his advise in this version and used WF Cinnamon Pastry because to me it has a slightly less cinnamon note.
My first few versions did not have FA Cookie but I felt it was needed to bring home the pie crust note. And I think that it has.
One thing that my original lacked, in my opinion, was a buttery note. I have learned that this is a very important note to include in most bakeries. You may ask, "Why FLV Popcorn though?". To me FLV Popcorn is the perfect flavor to add that buttery note. I do use CAP Golden Butter in a lot of my mixes, but it requires a very long steep and sometimes has a plastic note that I can't get past, especially when used at higher percentages.
One other suggestion Wayne Walker made in his review of my original was that the TPA Toasted marshmallow was not really doing much in the mix. So I took his advise and removed the TPA Toasted Marshmallow and with the addition of the CAP Vanilla Custard, I agree that it's not needed.
I added .5% CAP Super Sweet to liven things up a bit, but you can lower or raise this to your liking.
You can most defiantly vape this as a shake and vape, but I would suggest a week steep to let the CAP Vanilla Custard bloom.
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Alright so let me preface with this.....it's a weird flavor that I'm probably crazy for trying to create. Again its weird and odd, but came out good enough that I thought I should share it with the world.
It's a sweet potato and brown sugar chip covered in dark chocolate.
The chip - after getting FLV Yam in my first thought after tasting was those new sweet potato and brown sugar Sun Chips, so I figured why the hell not. At 1% it seemed to be enough to get sweet potato but not overtake everything into sweet starch. It needed help so CAP Cereal 27 at 2.5% adds some grain to it, and INW Biscuit at 0.5% for a bit of crunch. Add a little TFA Brown Sugar Extra and a touch of FA Caramel and BOOM! Sweet potato and brown sugar chips.
The chocolate - I wanted a dark chocolate for my coating and HS Australian Chocolate and I have a lot of history so it was my go to, but a little FLV Milk Chocolate keeps it from going dry and chalky. I feel the tiny bit of FA Caramel helps to bridge the chip and the chocolate a bit as well.
As far as steep? Shit I can't really answer that. I mixed this up and stayed far away from it until I got ballsy enough to try it. It's had about 3 weeks and I'd say that's plenty. I'm sure you can get by with a week steep. Good luck and god speed.
Name inspired by the band The Dali Thundering Concept.
Inw lemon cake was a great base to build this profile off of. And then the rest of the recipe just snowballed together. Aged bourbon cream is the first bourbon flavor I've actually liked. Having a little Jamaica special to boost the sweetness alcohol of the profile. hope you enjoy!
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This started out using Holy Grail RY4 and WF Butter Pecan Pie with FLV Native . . . then I got FLV Yam in the mail, and it smelled like the perfect accompaniment. After that, I thought a bit of FA Custard Premium creaminess would pair well with the earthiness of the yam and tobacco, as well as, thickening up the butter pecan pie flavor. Added a little Holy Vanilla to give it next level holiness . . . finished off with a sprinkling of Rich Cinnamon.
This has become a rich, baked, sweet potato custard with a little bit of cinnamon sugar to spice up the earthy tobacco undertones. Mixed at 60vg/40pg . . . aside from Shyndo's Black Forest Bacco in the morning with coffee (seriously . . .go mix this stuff up: https://alltheflavors.com/recipes/87014#black_forest_bacco_by_shyndo ), this is all I've been vaping since I mixed it.
I have to say that FLV Yam is one of the best flavors I have tried in many years. It is truly authentic. My goal here was to make a recipe that doesn't exist, A sweet potato/yam, cinnamon Danish with sweet cream cheese. If you don't like cinnamon you can reduce the WF cinnamon Pastry to around 3% but being that it's not a WF SC it works very well at 5%. The FW Cake (yellow) adds a bit of cake to help the WF cinnamon pastry seem more like a fluffy pastry to soften the WF cinnamon pastry. I have found that since there's not really a good cream cheese flavoring out yet, LA Cheesecake is the closest we have at the moment. I added a bit of CAP golden butter but you don't have to use this....I just like it better. Just a touch of CAP Super Sweet and it's ready to vape, although I would steep it for about 3 days for best results. If the Yam is too high off the shake, it will fade as well as the WF Cinnamon Pastry. I will be mixing this recipe today(1-21-18) at 4:30 PM EST on DMC LIVE! See below for link.
Can be a shake and vape but is best after a 3 day steep.
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On a side note Jewel is a variety of sweet potato grown in North Carolina.