Food: People expect chocolate to taste more BITTER if it is in black packaging, study finds

Black chocolate wrappers make consumers think that confectionary will taste more bitter, while yellow and pink create expectations of sweetness, a study found. Researchers from Brazil asked 420 individuals to predict the taste qualities of slabs of milk and dark chocolate that came presented in different coloured packaging. They also found that black wrapping made people expect … Read more

Sabrina Bartlett gets a taste of country life in Darling Buds of May remake

She’s perfick! Bridgerton actress Sabrina Bartlett gets a taste of country life as she slips into Catherine Zeta-Jones’ role in Darling Buds of May remake By Jennifer Ruby Showbusiness News Editor For The Daily Mail Published: 22:02 BST, 4 April 2021 | Updated: 22:02 BST, 4 April 2021 Miss Bartlett had her dark hair long … Read more

Coronavirus infects cells in the mouth, causing oral symptoms like taste loss, study shows

SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, infects saliva and cells in the mouth, a new study shows. US researchers have found evidence that salivary glands are one area in the mouth where the deadly virus infects our cells.  SARS-CoV-2 infection in the mouth accounts for the oral symptoms people with Covid-19 have been experiencing, such … Read more

Covid: Loss of smell and taste may last FIVE MONTHS after infection

Recovered Covid patients who lost their sense of smell and taste after getting infected with the coronavirus may not see their senses return for up to five months. Anosmia, the loss or alteration of smell and taste, is formally recognised as a symptom of coronavirus infection.  Data from the Office for National Statistics shows half of … Read more

Supermarket own brand cereals beat big names in blind taste test

The own brand cereals that taste BETTER than the real thing! Supermarket versions of Special K, Shreddies and Weetabix beat big name originals in blind test (and they’re cheaper, too) Good Housekeeping Institute rated Asda’s Special Flakes Cereal at 78 out of 100 Beat Kellogg’s Special K by one point with Sainsbury’s version one point … Read more

Over 10% COVID-19 survivors ‘can’t taste or smell six MONTHS later’

Millions of Americans may still be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms months after recovering from the infection, a new study suggests. Researchers found that nearly one-third of patients reported at least one persistent symptom of the disease. What’s more, the most common lingering effects were fatigue and the inability to taste or smell – affecting more than … Read more

More than 10% of COVID-19 survivors unable to taste or smell six MONTHS later, survey finds

Millions of Americans may still be experiencing COVID-19 symptoms months after recovering from the infection, a new study suggests. Researchers found that nearly one-third of patients reported at least one persistent symptom of the disease. What’s more, the most common lingering effects were fatigue and the inability to taste or smell – affecting more than … Read more

Stella LOWERS its alcohol strength to 4.6% – but drinkers are left furious over its taste

Stella Artois has lowered its alcohol strength to 4.6 per cent in a health drive by Belgian brewers.  The amount of alcohol in the Belgian lager – for which the slogan ‘reassuringly expensive’ ran in the UK from 1982 to 2007 – has been reduced from 4.8 per cent due to ‘health and wellness trends’. … Read more

Cadbury’s new Mini Egg Easter Egg named 2021’s must-have treat in Good Housekeeping blind taste test

Cadbury’s new Mini Egg Easter Egg is named 2021’s must-have chocolate treat in Good Housekeeping’s blind taste test – while Aldi pips M&S to win best supermarket hot cross buns The Good Housekeeping Institute has revealed the results of its blind taste test  Cadbury Mini Eggs Easter Egg, £12 for 507g was chosen as the … Read more