In an effort to move into the universe of research about industrial artificial sensory pleasures, we visited MOFAD. The current exhibition, Flavor: Making It and Faking It, presents the history of our love affair with flavor enhancement and MSG. Developments in flavor technology were in large part promoted and accelerated by war and industrial food preservation.
For further edification see:
Combat Ready Kitchen by Anastacia Marx de Salcedo and Ingredients: A Visual Exploration of 75 Additives & 25 Food Products By Dwight Eschliman With: Steve Ettlinger.
|Lindsay at sniff identification station|
|History of Flavor Timeline|