Element Electron Configuration Taste Traits.

Jean Brillat-Savarin, “The Physiology of Taste”, 1825 was the topic of an another blog post. Four basic human taste: 1. acidity, 2. salinity, 3. bitterness and 4. sweetness are given by Jean Brillat-Savarin. These four taste traits are usually explained in the language of chemistry.   In the table above, #1 H+ hydrogen cation is … Continue reading Element Electron Configuration Taste Traits.

Jean Brillat-Savarin, “The Physiology of Taste”, 1825.

Jean Brillat-Savarin, “The Physiology of Taste”, 1825 was a foundational text on the topic of tasting. This book presented the four basic tastes commonly assumed today.  Jean Brillat-Savarin gave us “sweet “, “sour”, “salty” & “bitter” as the basic tastes. The book remains to this day a basic reference.   Continue reading Jean Brillat-Savarin, “The Physiology of Taste”, 1825.