Wednesday, March 10, 2010

A sixth flavor found!

According to scientists, there were five flavors that made up the sense of taste: sweet, sour, salty, bitter and protein rich. Now a sixth distinct flavor is identified: fatty.

Who could believe that the last flavor science could identify would be the most delicious-est flavor of them all?

Personally, I don't think they have a complete list until they add crunchy, gooey, crispy, melty and tastes like ass.


Padre Mickey said...

I thought the fifth flavor was called umami, or savory.

Matty Boy said...

Yes, the japanese found it and called it umami, though it gets translated as either savory or protein rich.