Flavouring

  • Berry pie
    Podcast

    Phenylthiocarbamide

    30 October 2013

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

  • Curcumin longa powder in spoon isolated
    Podcast

    Curcumin

    31 July 2013

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

  • Silhouette man sniffing red 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

    Simon Cotton explores the history of Vanillin