Pedagogy

Yeast extract is an all-natural taste enhancer. It’s derived from the same yeast that is used in the production of bread, beer, and wine. With no synthetic, artificial, or animal ingredients, it’s especially well-suited for use in vegetarian dish ingredients. These yeasts are non-GMO too....

Professor Spence and his team study how we perceive and experience foods and drinks and ultimately, how the senses interact to form our perception of flavour. EURASYP interviewed Professor Spence on the fifth basic taste, which is also provided by the natural ingredient yeast extract...

Marmite is far from one of the most popular foods in the United States. In fact, many Americans are unlikely to have heard of it. A new study, however, suggests that when it comes to boosting brain function, Marmite triumphs over peanut butter....

With the help of modern genetic analysis techniques, a Belgian research team has proved that the many thousands of strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae – the most commonly used cultured yeast in modern-day food and beverages production – can be traced back to five subgroups that...

If you’re a follower of food media, you may have noticed a recent uptick in the number of times you’ve heard about Marmite, that mysterious brown condiment the Brits eat on toast...