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Author Chen, Joanne

Title The taste of sweet : our complicated love affair with our favorite treats / Joanne Chen..

Imprint New York : Three Rivers Pr., c2008.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  641 Chen    PHS NOT AVAILABLE  NO HOLDS AT PHS
Description 264 p. ; 20 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Sweet enough for you? -- Myth of the refined palate -- Real taste of strawberry -- Always room for dessert -- Sweet tooth's anonymous -- Does sweet make you fat? -- Let them eat cake -- Guilty pleasures -- More perfect sweetener -- And good for you -- Notes -- Acknowledgments -- Index.
Summary A scieontific look at the human love affair with sweets examines our complicated, often conflicted relationship with sweet foods from a historical, socioeconomic, technological, and cultural perspective.
Subject Sweetness (Taste)
Food -- Sensory evaluation.
Senses and sensation.
Sugar.
Sugar -- History.
Taste.
Food -- Analysis.
Senses and sensation.
Sugar.
Sugar -- History.
ISBN 9780307351913
0307351912

 
    
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