Peter Griffin posted in brussels sprout • glucosinolate • sinigrin on July 5th, 2010.
An editorial in the Taranaki Daily News explains why so many people find brussels sprouts so unpleasant to eat. The vegetables contain a specific compound which, if people have the taste receptors for it, makes them taste bitter and smell sulphurous. An excerpt: (read in full here) “The poor little brussels sprout; it has centuries […]
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