Hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup


10/01/2013

European scientists in a recent study confirmed the link between the color of dishes and the perception of taste of food being in her man.

Researchers from the University of Oxford and attracted 57 volunteers to participate in an experiment in which all participants were invited to try the hot chocolate out of plastic cups in four different colors - white, cream, red and orange with white.

All plates was exactly the same drink, but the volunteers reported that more fragrant and tasty they found the hot chocolate, served with orange and cream cups.

"The Color of dishes or the packaging in which the food is served or contained and drinks can affect to a great extent on their smell and taste," - said in a statement Betina Piqueras-Fitsman (Betina Piqueras-Fiszman) from the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

The expert added that the information may be useful for chefs and food producers.

In earlier studies, it was found that the capacitance increases the perception of yellow lemon taste in soft drinks and in turn the drinks cool colors such as blue, seem to be more thirst-quenching than a drink of warm colors such as red. A drink of pink flowers seem to taste sweeter.

The analysis was published in the current issue of Journal of Sensory Studies.

Original in (English.) Medicalxpress.com Translation: M. Potter


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