Food Science

Next Time You Eat, Season Your Food with Sound

April 20, 2017

It's true! This is real science!

This is what your dinner table set-up looks like, right?

In our latest episode of Burnt Toast, we talk to professor Charles Spence about the science behind how what you hear when you eat affects the whole multi-sensory experience. (Eating chocolate? Stay away from low-toned music, which will make it seem bitter.)

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Kenzi Wilbur

Written by: Kenzi Wilbur

I have a thing for most foods topped with a fried egg, a strange disdain for overly soupy tomato sauce, and I can never make it home without ripping off the end of a newly-bought baguette. I like spoons very much.