How much do we really think about the materials and tabletop items we use everyday? Oliver Thring at the Guardian UK investigates how spoons made of different metals change the way we taste:
Copper, I read with a creeping sense of terror, is 'found to slightly inhibit saltiness', silver has 'a slight bitterness', zinc carries an 'earthly, dry, rasping tendency' while poor old stainless steel was prosaically glossed as 'familiar.'
Do you notice a change in the taste of a meal based on the cutlery used?
Read More: Me and My Spoon at The Guardian UK
(Images: Guardian UK)