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Why Do Leftovers Taste So Yummy?

It’s not just you, it’s culinary chemistry in action

Photo by Max Griss on Unsplash

Are you a fan of ‘next-day-curry’? I know I am.

Actually, I’m a fan of ‘next day’ casseroles, stews, and soups too. As well as feeling the inevitable smugness of one whose meal is already prepared, I think many leftovers tend to taste better than than the original meal.

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Food stories from a biochemist that loves science, and loves to cook.

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Rosie Alderson, PhD

Rosie Alderson, PhD

(Hungry) Science Nerd: educator, writer and general foodie.

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