Food and the 5 senses

Aromas 2

Aromas 2


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

Close your eyes and pinch your nose, and then try to recognise the following aromas using your mouth.

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