Slurping your soup has long been thought to be bad manners. It is mentioned in books as something you shouldn’t do. We have also been teaching our children not to do it. We tell them it’s rude. Is it, though, or are there any reasons to do it? This issue is addressed here. Sipping might not be the best way to eat soup after all. Enjoying the food is also important. That needs to be considered.
- Food scientists set out to discover if noisy consumption methods could actually affect tasting experience.
- To get to the heart of their scientific inquiry, the research team conducted tests that saw participants testing three variables for optimum taste
- The report notes that the difference in taste between the two consumption methods was “significant.” So noisy noodle eaters must actually be onto something.
“The findings show that although the participants tended to feel more self conscious while slurping, it actually strengthened the flavor of the soup!”
Read more: https://food52.com/blog/20233-slurp-soup-sip-study-taste
(abstract 3P7QK0GJ3TLJWKOPTZWDR0WZ5YN2Z6 31UV0MXWNQCRNBGW1HFREWR5ELA5IM A3OWGVIP4VYSPV)(authorquote 3KI0JD2ZU1IOUB1KX6GXQTKCBAE762 34MAJL3QP4NU1PUD29PU5YJ2V7K43I AMVBZXM810ZMA)(keypoints 3EKZL9T8Y8MA3HGXK6FC361GLZNCH3 3C6FJU71TQTUYQLG60928WD93L7YU9 A1E5J6R70RF4LA)