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By SAMA on 11-26-17

The Science of Flavors, or Why I Love Hot Sauce

This audiobook covers the basic flavors as well as the art of tastemaking. There's a lot more going on in the food industry than the average person knows, and this book explains in detail what happens to deliver the tasty stuff we know and love to us.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Thomas on 05-06-16

A good solid 4 stars

The narration sounded kind of boring at first but the performance picked up as the book got more interesting. Overall, an interesting read that looks at the food we eat as what defines as as humans. This it had a thought-provoking quality to it by the end of the book. I think some parts were too detailed and lost the listener's interest. I'm more interested in the neuroscience aspects of taste so that kept my attention quite strongly. Whether you're a foodie, a scientist, anthropologist, engineer or whathaveyou I think most people would find it interesting and will get something out of it so I recommend the purchase.

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