Tag Archives: flavour

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 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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Tasting Salt, Part 1

The story of salt will be in multiple parts, due to the importance of the topic, and the complexity.  Salt, a.k.a sodium chloride, a.k.a. NaCl, a.k.a. sodium, is an essential element in the chefs or cooks toolbox to make things … Continue reading

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The Deakin University Sensory Lab

The Deakin Sensory lab is located at the Melbourne campus of Deakin University, Australia. We are housed in the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, within the Faculty of Health and consist of a team of researchers and students (PhD, … Continue reading

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