Hard to say.. I usually experiment with cooking and make the same thing over and over till I get it perfect. Some of the first tries have tasted pretty horrible though or have never worked. Like soy minced meat, I used lots of spices, even tried to deep fry it. Still tasted horrible:P It's funny because I love soy cutlets which are basically the same thing, the minced meat is just cut into smaller bits..
Then the first try on making an apple pie. I didn't have baking powder so used vinegar and soda.. only I mixed the 2 up and used way too much soda. Had to throw the whole pie away after a bite. Also for some reason I cant stand red wine. It has that bad, rotten aftertaste. I've never had the most expensive ones though.