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Cheese can enhance taste of wine

The study used a new sensory evaluation method and found consuming cheese while drinking wine impacted the description and preference of different wines.

Umami - the Japanese taste sensation hidden in the Indian palate

Umami - the Japanese taste sensation hidden in the Indian palate

For thousands of years, it was common knowledge that our palates were capable of perceiving four distinct tastes.

Mirrors can make unhealthy foods less tasty: Study

Watching yourself in the mirror while eating can reduce the perceived tastiness of unhealthy food, according to scientists who suggest that placing mirrors at restaurants could help diners make healthy choices.

Your sense of taste is hardwired in brain

Most people think that we perceive the five basic tastes -- sweet, sour, salty, bitter and umami (savoury) - with our tongue.

Humans only have one sense, not five: Study

Humans only have one sense, not five: Study

Don Katz, an associate professor of psychology at Brandeis University in the US, has been investigating the interconnection of smell and taste in rats.

An `electronic tongue` to taste wine!

Scientists in Spain claim to have developed an "electronic tongue" to rival sommeliers in tasting of cava or the sparkling wine.