Flavor release ice cream
Feb 22, 2012
Sometimes, food for the future is created just to be fun, as is the case in this article.
Mmmm, nothing like a bite of vanilla ice cream on a hot summer day. Whoa, where’d that cherry flavor come from?
Elizabeth Fenner, a food science graduate student at the University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, is finishing testing of an experimental ice cream that starts as one flavor then shifts to another before being swallowed.
Her goal is not to mix two flavors into a third flavor, but to have two distinct sensations of taste separated by a second or two. More…