taste

What’s The Worst Taste In The World?

What’s The Worst Taste In The World?

There was a time not so long ago when, for fun, or just for something to do, millions of people would tune in to watch non-actors eat worms for cash. It felt good, watching strangers wreck their intestines. Things might not have been going your way, but at least you…

Why Storing Tomatoes In The Fridge Is A Bad Idea

Why Storing Tomatoes In The Fridge Is A Bad Idea

Most foodies warn against storing tomatoes in the fridge, saying it saps them of their flavour. New research confirms this culinary opinion, revealing the way cold temperatures prevent critical flavour-enhancing genes from doing their job.

There’s More To How We Taste Sweetness Than We Thought

There’s More To How We Taste Sweetness Than We Thought

Scientists assumed there is just a single type of taste receptor on the tongue responsible for our perception of sweetness, but now researchers from Monell Chemical Senses Center have found that those cells also contain gut enzymes, which also contribute to sweet tastes. They describe their findings in a new…