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The Magic Behind Food Pairings
2012-10-09 06:34:57

Even though there has been the knowledge that certain foods pair well together, culinary connoisseurs chalked it up to a feeling more than anything scientific. However, recent research shows that the way food is perceived is based off of senses in the mouth.

2011-12-07 14:27:11

Long the bane of picky eaters everywhere, broccoli’s taste is not just a matter of having a cultured palate; some people can easily taste a bitter compound in the vegetable that others have difficulty detecting.

2011-04-11 21:45:47

The mere taste of something extremely bitter—even if you don't swallow it at all—is enough to cause that dreaded feeling of nausea and to set your stomach churning.

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2008-03-17 16:00:00

According to researchers at the Monell Center, fruit flies are more like humans in their responses to many sweet tastes than are almost any other species.


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