Food and the 5 senses

Odours 2

Odours 2


When odorous substances come from the air we breathe, we talk about odours. When they come from your oral cavity we talk about the aroma of food.

Close your eyes and try to identify the following odours using your nose.

  • cinnamon
  • ginger
  • basil
  • cumin
  • cloves
  • aniseed
  • coriander
  • cardamom
  • nutmeg
  • saffron