March 10, 2009
Check out this cool site, authored by a psychologist about our relationship to food and what our food preferences can teach us about ourselves, and more: You ARE how you eat- food•ology.com. I am intrigued by the feature on Bitter foods. I love radishes.
“Bitter food is certainly an acquired taste and symbolizes an eccentric and non-conforming personality. If you prefer bitter foods you are someone who exhibits independence in thought and action.” Well, that sounds about right because I love all the foods that are listed as bitter: Radishes, dark chocolate, black licorice, pomegranate juice, black coffee, bitter melons, citrus peel, uncured olives, bitter herbs, Bitter greens like collard or kale, broccoli, horseradish, ginger…
Juliet Boghosian, the founder and author of the site maintains that food is the common denominator binding us all- we all have to eat. And it is the habits of our eating that can reveal much about who we are. How about the choices you make at a buffet? Read all about it….
What are the foods you love? What does that reveal about you?