If you are from Europe and you think about sweetening your coffee or baking a cake, the first things that come to your mind are probably white or brown sugar. If you like old-school recipes or natural antibiotics, perhaps you thought about honey. However, none of those are the most popular sweeteners in Southeast Asia.  […]

Hands up if you like sweets! Chocolates, candies, cakes, and cookies… Why can’t we just get enough of them?  How do we perceive taste? Let’s start by looking at the mechanism of taste perception. What we perceive as a sweet taste is usually caused by sugars and their derivatives as fructose or lactose. Sometimes responding to […]

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