Mapping Taste & Tastescapes

June 14, 2009

“Taste or gustation is a chemical sense. There are at least four types of tastes that “buds” (receptors) on the tongue detect. The four well-known receptors detect sweet, salt, sour, and bitter.” (source)

3D Map of London made out of food (source)


Pasta map of Italy (source)


Maps made from dried apples.  Each tree is a different type of apple, thus you can taste your way through the orchard (Aileen Buckley)