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Tasty : the art and science of what we eat

Author: John McQuaid
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First Scribner hardcover editionView all editions and formats
Summary:
A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavor, from our ancestors' first bites to ongoing scientific advances in taste and today's "foodie" revolution. --
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Genre/Form: Food industry and trade
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John McQuaid
ISBN: 9781451685008 1451685009 9781451685015 1451685017
OCLC Number: 873006329
Description: vii, 291 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The tongue map --
The birth of flavor in five meals --
The bitter gene --
Flavor cultures --
The seduction --
Gusto and disgust --
Quest for fire --
The great bombardment --
The DNA of deliciousness.
Responsibility: John McQuaid.

Abstract:

A fascinating and deeply researched investigation into the mysteries of flavor, from our ancestors' first bites to ongoing scientific advances in taste and today's "foodie" revolution. --
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