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The psychology of the dining experience (article)

Postby JR8 » Mon, 01 Jun 2015 10:44 am

An interesting article that goes beyond mere 'plating techniques', i.e. how best to arrange items on a plate to make it appear most appealing. This describes the effects of the colour of the plates, the weight of the cutlery, and the number of choices on a menu, and lots more.
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Why eating off a red plate makes you less hungry: An Oxford professor's astonishing tips on how to make food taste better
- Dr Charles Spence says ordering first when dining with friends will make your food taste better
- Claims all manner of multi-sensory influences come into play when we eat

‘The same food and drink in different circumstances tastes completely different,’ says Dr Spence. ‘Sometimes, things we are not conscious of have more impact than the things we are conscious of.’
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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/ ... etter.html
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