Flavouring

  • Tasting something bitter
    Podcast

    Phenylthiocarbamide

    30 October 2013

    By tasting fantastically bitter, but only to some, phenylthiocarbamide (or PTC) exposed the genetics of taste

  • Curcumin
    Podcast

    Curcumin

    31 July 2013

    For an aromatic curry and, potentially, a healthier life, Simon Cotton recommends curcumin

  • Sniffing wine
    Podcast

    Denatonium benzoate

    18 April 2013

    Brian Clegg has a sniff at the bitterest substance known to science

  • Vanilla fruit drying
    Podcast

    Vanillin

    14 July 2010

    This week, one of my favourite compounds. Well, the multitude of products resulting from it anyway. Here's Simon Cotton: