The “Science of Taste” infographic below covers everything from the variables of taste to how food preferences are developed. Take a look to figure out why you have that insatiable sweet tooth or why you’ve always had a palate for more complex flavor and what happens inside your body when you indulge!
How to: discover if you're a super-taster -- Super-tasters experience the five basic tastes, especially bitter foods, with greater intensity. Work out if you are a super-taster by following Mark's simple step-by-step instructions.
Despite its seeming simplicity, ice cream is a prime example of some fairly complex chemistry. This graphic takes a look at some of the ingredients that go into ice cream, and the important role they play in creating the finished product.