Why do some foods go so well together?

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Why do some foods go so well together?
« on: 12/08/2014 18:14:27 »
Why do foods like lamb and mint sauce go so well
together, while other combinations cause us to cringe?
Read a transcript of the interview by clicking here
or [chapter podcast=1000778 track=14.08.12/Naked_Scientists_Show_14.08.10_1002603.mp3] Listen to it now[/chapter] or [download as MP3]
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Re: Why do some foods go so well together?
« Reply #1 on: 20/08/2014 17:00:18 »
I wonder whether the "Chris" who "likes fish fingers and custard" is a Doctor?

He could be either of Doctors Who (no, I can't quote episode or scene - I simply remember feeling fairly nauseated at the prospect of FF&C when the character requested it) or Chris Smith trying it on, as usual.

Very much enjoyed the flavour articles this week.  The idea of vibrating at 50Hz with pepper!!  I can confirm that a firm press of the lips will slow down a too hot feeling from pepper; my grandma taught this to me.

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« Reply #2 on: 02/09/2014 11:17:29 »
Lots of typos in this transcript...