How Texture Makes Taste
Why is chocolate melting at the tongue this sort of decadent sensation? Why will we love crunching on Sir Francis Bacon? Why is fizz-less soda this type of unhappiness to drink, and why is flat beer so unappealing to the palate? Our sense of flavor produces physical and emotional reactions that can not be explained by using chemical components alone. consuming triggers our imagination, draws on our powers of don't forget, and turns on our crucial judgment, developing a completely unique affect in our mouths and our minds. How exactly does this alchemy work, and what are the larger cultural and environmental implications?