Tasty Science

Do yourself a flavour. Hang with your buds in this exploration of taste.

Have you thought about?

  • What are the five basic flavours?
  • Why is chilli hot?
  • Why do we like or dislike certain foods?
  • Is it possible to fool your tastebuds?
  • What are the five basic flavours?
  • Why is chilli hot?
  • Why do we like or dislike certain foods?
  • Is it possible to fool your tastebuds?

WHEN AND WHERE

All Ages

Learn About

This show looks at how and why your tastebuds experience certain flavours, and even gives you a chance to taste things for yourself!

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