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Cutlery matters: heavy cutlery enhances diners’ enjoyment of the food served in a realistic dining environment

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Background We report a study conducted in a realistic dining environment, in which two groups of diners were served the same three-course meal. The presentation of the starter (centred vs. offset plating), the type of cutlery used for the main course, and the shape and colour of the plate on which that dessert was served were varied. Results The results revealed that the weight and type of the cutlery exerted a significant impact on how artistically plated the main course was rated as bein...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/s13411-015-0036-y

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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Experimental Psychology
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
Flavour Journal website
Volume:
4
Issue:
26
Pages:
8
Publication date:
2015-07-23
Acceptance date:
2015-07-23
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ISSN:
2044-7248
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pubs:642323
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uri:a3a81643-da5e-44f0-881a-ab90e5df46cf
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uuid:a3a81643-da5e-44f0-881a-ab90e5df46cf
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