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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.

Newcomer Monica Sehgal gets taste of her popularity

 Newcomer Monica Sehgal, who is becoming popular via the show “Manmarzian”, got a taste of how popular she is while shooting at a mall in Bhayander here.

Why your wine tastes so different

Why your wine tastes so different

 Even the high-quality wine like Pinot Noir can have different taste and colours depending on where it was produced, says a study.

Get taste of 'Calcutta Kiss' on Monday

Get taste of 'Calcutta Kiss' on Monday

The music video of the song “Calcutta Kiss” from the movie “Detective Byomkesh Bakshy!” will be released on Monday.

Indonesia, Malaysia to get taste of Indian cinema

Indonesia, Malaysia to get taste of Indian cinema

Showcasing the massive impact of Indian cinema and the country's digital prowess, an exhibition on films is travelling to Indonesia and Malaysia.

Blame your taste bud for your obesity

 A new study claims that health awareness campaigns fail to help obesity cases as people still make their eating choices based on just taste, and tend to avoid healthy food due to same.

Global warming changing taste of wine

Global warming changing taste of wine

The taste of some of the world's finest wines is changing as global warming alters the way grapes mature, scientists have found.

Quicker food choices driven by taste

If you want your diet to be healthy, take time in deciding the food you are about to pick, suggests a study, noting that quicker food choices are driven by taste and not health.

Indian TV to get taste of Romeo and Juliet

A sequence with a slice of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" will be part of new channel Pal’s show “Yeh Dil Sun Raha Hai”.

How brain perceives taste

How brain perceives taste

A new study has helped researchers discover the longstanding secret behind how human brain perceives taste.

Blueberry consumers prefer taste over health

A study has revealed that most of the blueberry buyers consume the fruit for its taste and not the health benefits.

Room colour, background music enhance wine taste

Room colour, background music enhance wine taste

Weight loss surgery linked to appetite, taste change

Gone through a weight-loss surgery recently? Expect changes in appetite and taste of food as a research says after gastric bypass surgery, patients frequently report sensory changes.

Confirmed: Smoking ruins your taste buds

Well there are umpteen number of reasons why you shouldn`t smoke. Adding to that, there is another one now which says that smoking totally ruins your taste buds. Your taste buds being affected, you won`t be able to completely enjoy the food/drinks that you really like.

Let readers imagine smell for your food ad!

How does your brain react when you look at a picture of a mouth-watering chocolate pastry or a freshly baked double-cheese pizza? You almost smell it, right?

Bopanna derails Qureshi in cook-off

Known for their amazing team work on tennis court, the India-Pakistan Express Rohan Bopanna and Aisam Qureshi were pitted against each other in a different sort of competition that required cooking with spatulas.

Obesity may actually alter our sense of taste

A new study has suggested that obesity could change the way our tongues react to different foods.