We tried these adult-only alcoholic popsicles and they were a massive hit

2019-01-10 18:19

Alcohol-containing popsicles are growing in popularity in other countries, and if our taste test is anything to go by, Frost Popsicles will be a hit in South Africa.

Scientists can now alter the brain to make chocolate taste bad

2018-06-26 10:00

A new study explores ways to make dieting easier for those with a sweet tooth.

Chocolate popcorn squares

2017-11-27 12:50

These scrumptious chocolate-coated popcorn nibbles are easy to make and will be a real hit with the kids. Hello after-school treats!

We gave these people the world's best brandy, but they didn't know!

We gave staffers the world's best brandy to taste, but we didn't tell them what it was. Watch their initial reactions.

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Bariatric surgery may alter taste buds

2014-11-06 10:35

Bariatric surgery may foster changes in a person's taste buds, which could help them lose weight and keep it off.

Whisky tasting is reinvented with David Higgs and Johnnie Walker

2014-04-08 11:59

Forget whisky tasting, try the world's first whisky profiler by Johnnie Walker.


We tried the new Ouma ‘lemon cream’ rusks – and the taste was surprising

2018-05-09 13:32

Ouma dominates the R283 million rusk market in SA, and hopes to inject some "excitement" into the category with a new flavour.

Taste testing new products on the shelves: Mrs Balls jalapeño flavour get the thumbs up

2017-10-08 00:00

This article first appeared in City Press.

Obese people may be more sensitive to food smells

2015-04-29 16:04

A small UK study found that obese people were better at detecting chocolate odour than a non-obese group and also rated the odour as more pleasant.

Losing your sense of taste

2014-06-13 13:34

A recent question about losing one’s sense of taste and how this affects food intake once again brought this often neglected, but relatively common problem to DietDoc's attention.

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