No, castoreum is not a cheap substitute for strawberries; it’s luxe, artisanal secretions from a beaver's rear end.
The ruling came in the case of a spreadable Dutch cheese accused of being a copycat.
"Pianos always have the taste and texture of pineapple chunks. Usually, they’re the sweet tinned ones, but in this case, they were fresh.”
Fancy some caviar and chocolate? The science of perception explains why these unexpected flavor pairings taste better than you'd think.
The sad, lifeless, obligatory out-of-season tomato is found everywhere from pre-made salads to your local sports bar—but soon, that could change.
This is how Northern California startup Ava winery is sidestepping grapes and fermentation entirely—and trying to replicate Dom Pérignon in the process.