Monthly Archives: November 2013

How much do you like strawberries?

One of the current projects that is being run through the Deakin University sensory lab is being run by PhD student Penny Oliver, with help from Horticulture Australia. Penny is a year through her project, and has taken over the … Continue reading

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Tasting Salt Part 4: Salt and the Food Industry

The food industry loves salt, it is a magic ingredient with the ability to change an unpalatable food to one that is flavoursome and appealing. As Heston Blumenthal stated, it is the most important ingredient in the kitchen. Let’s take … Continue reading

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Tasting Salt, Part 3: Health

NaCl is an easy additive for the cook to use, as it is a cheap and convenient way to increase liking; therefore from a cooks perspective it is like magic powder, add NaCl to a food and the food becomes … Continue reading

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