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Food and the 5 senses

Food and the 5 senses

Improve your knowledge of the role our five senses play in our perception of the food we eat. Like windows to the world, our senses of sight, hearing, touch, smell and taste tell us about the shape, texture, taste, crispness and temperature of food.

Sight, hearing and touch

Our senses of sight, hearing and touch play a major role in our interaction with food before we even put it in our mouths.

Smell and taste

Senses of smell and taste: How do they work?