Ginger Tastes Like Soap: Understanding the Chemistry Behind the Unpleasant Taste

Have you ever taken a bite of ginger and thought, “this tastes like soap”? If so, you’re not alone. Many people experience the strange phenomenon of certain foods tasting like soap, and ginger is one of the most commonly cited examples. So why does ginger taste like soap? And why do other foods like cilantro, … Read more