Amy Fleming

Every taste is born out of an orgy of the senses

Through his studies into how the senses interact to form our perception of flavour, ?Charles Spence is quietly influencing what we eat and drink.

How sound are your tastebuds?

"Sonic seasoning" can make a great difference to how you experience what you are eating, writes Amy Fleming.

Why your diet is doomed to fail

Diets set you up for failure, says a new book, which claims the only way to stay slim is to wean yourself off sugar.

Beauty: Seeing is not always believing

Adverts have us believe we're more beautiful than we think. In fact, the opposite is true, writes Amy Fleming.

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