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When it comes to flavor, the tongue is very basic. Most of our experience of flavur comes from our olfactory system: our nose and sinuses.
According to scientists at Arizona State University, honey bees may hold clues to human taste perception and metabolic disorders.
Wine and cheese. Sour cream and salsa. A burger and fries. Humanity's age-old preoccupation with food pairing is turning a new corner — and fostering some very strange new plate-fellows — as scientists and chefs try to make sense of an idea called "flavor-pairing theory."
River and Trail Outfitters offers outdoor enthusiasts with a thirst for wine and music the ultimate fun multi-adventure day of kayaking on the Potomac River, followed by wine tasting and live
The human tongue has just one receptor type for detecting sweetness but about25 different ones for bitter flavors.
If you don't like the taste of pork, the reason may be that your genes cause you to smell the meat more intensely, according to a new study.
A new study provides a long-sought explanation for the beneficial fat-fighting effects of black pepper.
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