Edible experiments: The heat is on

Description

Why are chillies and mustard hot, but taste different? Discover the importance of chemistry in everyday eating experiences. Edible experiments provides a wealth of ideas based on chemistry and food to engage students and stimulate thinking about the relevance of chemistry.

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Why are chillies and mustard hot, but taste different?

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

All tasting activities should take place outside of science labs, and there should be careful checking for allergies in all participants.

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Acknowledgements

This resource was produced by Dr Joanna Buckley, University of Sheffield. It is also hosted on the University of Sheffield website.

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