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Setting the mood for food

As a chef or a restaurant owner you ask yourself regularly what makes the perfect meal, and the first thoughts that comes to mind is related to food ingredients, so your answer might be a piece of fine steak with some mashed potato that melts in your mouth, or even served with some ratatouille.

While it is the ingredients that make the most of our dining experience, it is not on its own that will make you enjoy a specific taste or enjoy your meal.

Researches been made by experimental psychologists into the matter of what makes people enjoy meals aside from its components.

Let’s take in consideration the plate the food is being presented in, because researches found out that some plates presentation does make us enjoy food more, some colors does enhance our tasting for savory items, and others help the enhance the taste for sweets.

Based on researches arranged food items in an artistic way will make people enjoy their food better, as an example people will enjoy salad more if it was presented as Kandinsky painting.