What Does Nutmeat Taste Like?

PeanutsWhat is nutmeat?

Nutmeat is a log of brown savory patty made out of baked peanuts and onion. They are mixed into a paste then set inside the can. When opened, the log of nutmeat comes out in a single can shaped piece. This product is made by the Sanitarium company and commonly used as a meat substitute by vegetarians and vegans.

How it tastes

Nutmeat tastes nutty and slightly salty, but is rather a plain and acquired taste. To some, it may be reminiscent of tofu, but with a nuttier flavor without the heavy soy taste.

Tips

Many people like to add condiments such as tomato or barbecue sauce or gravy to add flavor to nutmeat.

What Does MSG Taste Like?

WhaPlate of corn chipst is MSG?

MSG (Monosodium glutamate) is a food additive. Although deemed safe by many companies and drug commissions, there have been many reported cases of people who are sensitive or intolerant of MSG.

Aji-No-Moto, Ve-Tsin and Ac’cent are trade names given to MSG which is sold as a straight cooking additive. MSG is commonly known as a regular additive in Asian cuisine.

How it tastes

MSG on its own doesn’t have a taste. However it intensifies and carries the flavor of savory foods, so is commonly used to make flavors stronger.

Tips

Although MSG is an additive, it’s not always listed on the ingredients as one. Other items (such as ‘yeast extract’) are often mentioned in place of directly listing MSG.

 

What Does Mold Taste Like?

What is Mouldy breadmold?

Mold spores grow on old food or wet, moist areas. There are many types and colors of mould. Some types are relatively harmless, while others can leave people sick for days or even result in death. Mould spores can also cause people with breathing problems such as asthma to have attacks and difficulty breathing.

How it tastes

Mould tastes a lot like wet dirt. If you ever bite into a mouldy piece of fruit or bread, you’ll notice a dusty, dirty taste in your mouth.

Tips

If you have a piece of food with mould on it, even a little bit, you should immediately dispose of it. Usually the whole piece of food is breaking down, and there may be other mould patches on it which haven’t yet growth enough to be visible to the naked eye.

What Does Ural Taste Like?

Ural powderWhat is ural?

Ural is and effervescent powder used to treat urinary tract infections such as cystitis. Ingredients include sodium bicarbonate, tartaric acid, citric acid anhydrous, sodium citrate anhydrous and saccharin. The powder comes in small sachets that can be mixed into a glass of water and drunk to relieve the burning and stinging pain associated with UTIs.

How it tastes

Ural (Original flavor) has a strong taste akin to plain carbonated water with a hint of sour citrus taste. Although some people don’t mind the taste, most people wouldn’t choose to drink this regularly and instead gulp it down.

Tips

Ural only relieves the pain, it doesn’t fix the UTI. The best thing to do is drink lots of water, take probiotics and cranberry. If you experience ongoing or severe pain, or blood in the urine, you need to see a doctor to get a prescription for antibiotics.

What Does Irn Bru Taste Like?

Irn BruWhat is Irn Bru?

Irn Bru is Scotland’s leading non alcoholic drink. It’s a carbonated beverage with sales that outdo Coca Cola brands nationally. The drink is bright orange in color. It is often referred to as Scotland’s other most popular drink (after Scotch Whiskey).

How it tastes

The taste of Irn Bru has been described as sickly sweet, like bubblegum with a hint of a tingle similar to popping candy. Some people also find that they’re left with a slightly metallic after taste in their mouth. Other people say it has a hint of citrus/vanilla. The closest comparison is likely the US drink Dr Pepper.

Tips

Irn Bru is often cheaper to buy than Coca Cola.