In our classes, you will learn about the trigeminal nerve and how you can use ingredients like wasabi, mint and cinnamon to make your food more delicious, but more stimulating too! The trigeminal nerve submits sensory information to the face, it is responsible for helping us feel the heat from chillies and coolness from mint. Something you will learn more about by making our delicious pineapple tacos!
Why does this help?
Some treatment means that people lose their sense of smell. When we stimulate the trigeminal nerve, we add more of an unusual sensory element to food. Scent and taste are closely linked, so if you’ve lost your sense of smell, we work to add more attributes to food to make it more of a pleasurable experience, this is also the reason texture is important.
Here are some helpful links below to learn more about The trigeminal nerve…