Taste and texture

The exercise was created 2023-03-17 by annlouiseengelska. Question count: 32.

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  • Bitter Having a strong, often unpleasant tase e.g., coffee, dark chocolate
  • Moist A little wet
  • Bland Boring, not interesting
  • Savoury Not sweet, e.g., bread
  • Rich Rich food has a lot of butter, cream or eggs in it
  • Tasty Good flavours and is nice to eat
  • Greasy Containing or covered with fat or oil
  • Scrumptious Delicious
  • Sour Having a sharp taste, e.g., yogurt, lemon
  • Piping hot Very hot
  • Crunchy Firm and making a loud noise when it is eaten
  • velvety having a smooth taste; mellow; not harsh, said of liquors
  • Bittersweet A less harsh taste than bitterness. Couples’ tartness with sweetness.
  • Briny Another word for salty
  • Citrusy A bright flavour like that of lemons, limes, oranges, and other citrus fruits
  • Cooling A taste that mimics the feeling of cold temperature. Often used to describe mint
  • Earthy Reminiscent of fresh soil. Often used to describe red wines, root vegetables, and mushrooms
  • Fiery A taste that feels as though it gives off heat. Another word for spicy
  • Fresh A light and crisp taste. Often used to describe produce or herbs.
  • Fruity Any taste reminiscent of sweet fruit flavours.
  • Full-bodied Rich flavour that can feel heavy in the mouth. Often used to describe wines.
  • Herbal A bright, fresh, or sometimes earthy taste created by the incorporation of herbs.
  • Honeyed A sweet or candied taste that may be reminiscent of honey.
  • Nutty Any taste similar to the flavours of nuts. Often used to describe cheeses.
  • Sharp A harsh, bitter, or tart taste. Often used to describe acidic foods.
  • Smoky A smoky taste is reminiscent of the smell of smoke.
  • Tangy A tart, biting taste that feels tingly in the mouth.
  • Tart A sharp, bitter, or sour flavour. Often used to describe acidic foods.
  • Yeasty An earthy taste reminiscent of yeast. Often used to describe beer and breads.
  • Woody An earthy, sometimes nutty taste. Often used to describe coffees or cheeses.
  • Zesty A fresh, vivid, or invigorating flavour.
  • Acidic A food with a sharp taste. Often used to refer to tart or sour foods as well.

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