Gourmet's Diary of a Foodie

Aromas: Fragrance and Taste


Episode 38

Come with us as we fan out across the world to meet with chefs and scientists who are exploring the importance of aromas, proving that the fragrance of a dish does not come only from the ingredients it contains. At the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, we talk with a “taste scientist” who demonstrates the crucial role that aromas play in our enjoyment of food. In the French countryside, we meet a chef who enlivens the dining experience with a wide range of aromas from the plants in the garden just outside his door. And in the Gourmet kitchen, we’ll show you how to keep your kitchen smelling delicious, even when you cook fish.