Eating using all your senses

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This is a fantastic article by Anna-Louise Taylor over at BBC Food. Find the original here, or read on…

Eating textural foods such as pomegranate is one way to reawaken the senses
We rely too much on one or two senses like taste and sight when picking and eating food, researchers say. But there is another, more enriching, way.

Do you choose or know what you are going to eat, just by looking at it?

Or do you taste, touch, smell it, or listen to the sound it may make?

People have forgotten to engage all their senses when selecting and eating food, meaning they are “disconnected” from it and their senses have become “lazy”, say researchers at the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy.

They are exploring ways of getting people to engage with food instead of just relying on sight.

Sensory overload

Coffee and cardamom cake

When looking at food…

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