Attempting to describe the appeal of floral flavors raises a challenging question: What is the relation between taste and smell?
A celebrated epicure in Italy was devastated when Covid-19 first stole, then warped his sense of taste. Through training, Michele Crippa has recaptured some of it and is now on a quest to aid others.
Long after some people have recovered from the virus, they find certain foods off-putting.
A versatile pantry staple in many cuisines, dried seaweed can lend a quiet savoriness to dishes, like this simple asparagus rigatoni.
With flavor gone, my old eating disorder came roaring back.
Octopuses can taste what their arms touch, and scientists have figured out how.
Many symptoms of Covid-19 were difficult, but losing my ability to taste hurt the most.
Aside from its toll on human life, the pandemic has also stolen little things, like the ability to smell and taste. How a neurologist found a deeper relationship with wine.
The app, which allows people to record their symptoms, was remarkably effective in predicting infections. The most reliable indicators, researchers found, were loss of smell and taste.