The Growing Bitterness in America

The Growing Bitterness in America

There are 5 basic tastes when you eat or drink: sweet, sour, bitter, salty and umami.  In my travels I have seen different cultures gravitate towards certain flavors, the tartness of kimchi or sauerkraut lets you know that Germans and Koreans like their sour flavors. In China or Japan umami tastes reign with the use…

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Bitter is Better

Bitter is Better

Sweet, salty, sour, savory and BITTER are the five tastes of food. Do you have a favorite? I bet you would vote for sweet or salty. Sure, sour and savory are delicious too but I say bitter is best. Bitter is the taste that we seem to love the least, in fact in many cases…

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