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On the importance of balance to aesthetic plating

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Traditionally, the visual composition of food on a plate, or plating, has often taken place in an intuitive manner. In restaurants, plating is refined through an iterative process until the composition ‘just feels right’, often driven by the experienced whim of the chefs working at the ‘pass’. Increasingly, though, science is starting to deliver insights that could explain, or disconfirm, the chefs’ intuitions and ‘rules-of-thumb’. Recently, researchers interested in the aesthetics of food ha...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.ijgfs.2016.08.001

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Department:
Somerville College
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Gastronomy and Food Science Journal website
Volume:
5-6
Pages:
10-16
Publication date:
2016-08-05
Acceptance date:
2016-08-16
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ISSN:
1878-450X and 1878-4518
Pubs id:
pubs:671709
URN:
uri:407914d2-6b82-4fbf-afdc-00b9bac21e5b
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uuid:407914d2-6b82-4fbf-afdc-00b9bac21e5b
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