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Why products are so tasteless?

Discussion in 'Food, Nutrition and Recipes' started by Rabdos, Aug 18, 2017.

  1. serenity648

    serenity648 · Guest

    different people taste things differently. And yes, i have tried and enjoyed a vast selection of cheeses from around the world. As you seem determined to both negate any suggestion, and insult those trying to help you, I am bowing out of this.
     
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  2. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I like Roquefort but I suggested it based on this article where out of a test of 722 cheeses from around the world Roquefort had the most salt. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20524931
    Actually basing the quality of cheese on its salt content is to miss the wonderful subtlety and complexity of cheese. Personally I don't like Halloumi, salty it may be but otherwise it is bland which it is why it is often in oil and herbs to give it some flavour.
     
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  3. azure

    azure Type 1 · Expert

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    Rocquefort was the saltiest tasted:

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-20524931

    And yes, I know what I'm talking about. I've tasted both genuine Roquefort and genuine Halloumi.

    It's YOU who keep going on about Tesco. Why don't you try other shops or delis?
     
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    anteater2012 Other · Well-Known Member

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    ladybird64 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    So many nice people answering you so you can tell them they're talking ****
    Btw, congrats on all these links you keep putting up, obviously good at doing your own research - is Google your friend?:D
     
  6. badcat

    badcat · Guest

    I think theres a simple truism that you get what you pay for - the cheese counter at supermarkets, be it Tesco's, sainsburys lidls etc is a place to buy cheap cheese and you get whet you pay for -the same is true the world over. I have had some of the best and worst oils / olives / cheese from shops in Europe - guess what, the worst nearly always comes from supermarkets
     
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    Oldvatr Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Rocket is with the salad things in Aisle C
     
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  8. letstalk1

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    Same way in USA with some products most are ok.
     
  9. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    I don't agree @badcat , we've had some great tasting cheeses bought from supermarkets, the quality of which is comparable to that found in specialist cheese farms/shops.
     
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  10. Rabdos

    Rabdos Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I am struggling to comprehend this post.
    Same way in USA: same as what? products being not tasty?
    Some products most are ok: some products are ok or most? and the above is true (products being not tasty) how can most be ok?
     
  11. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Does it really matter? If products are tasteless, add something tasty to the meal.
     
  12. serenity648

    serenity648 · Guest

    she is replying to @badcat

    now, are you going to start actually testing foods, not only cheese, but the wealth of tasty foods out there, or just keep dismissing everything suggested and nitpicking about the wording of posts?
     
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  13. badcat

    badcat · Guest

    Nothing to do with my post - if u look at quote it was in response tonletstalk1
     
  14. Tipetoo

    Tipetoo Type 2 · Expert

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    Since I gave up smoking 25 years ago, I can taste the most delicate of flavours in food. Magic what a clean palate and taste buds do for your eating enjoyment.

    We seem to be wasting our breath trying to convince the OP, I bet he / she smokes tobacco and the taste buds are jaded.
     
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    Oldvatr Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Anyone know how to make an emojii for Boring?
     
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  16. Rabdos

    Rabdos Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have never smoked anything, why are you trying to convince me that my taste buds are not working?
     
  17. Mr_Pot

    Mr_Pot Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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  18. serenity648

    serenity648 · Guest

    why are you so convinced that they are working, given how bland everything tastes to you, and only you?
     
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  19. azure

    azure Type 1 · Expert

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    Could it be the medication you're on?
     
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