In today’s fact we learn about Salt! Mr. Toes teaches us the science behind why Salt makes food taste better.
The Fact a Day:
Salt is a flavor enhancer! It’s 1 of the 5 basic tastes humans can detect. Adding salt to foods helps molecules in those foods release more easily into the air to improve aroma. Salt may also help suppress bitterness, which is why some people sometimes sprinkle salt on bitter foods like grapefruit.