Flavor network and the principles of food pairing

Yong-Yeol Ahn, Sebastian E. Ahnert, James P. Bagrow & Albert-László Barabási

http://www.nature.com/srep/2011/111215/srep00196/full/srep00196.html

This paper was highlighted by Scientific Reports as the most downloaded paper on all of nature.com for the month of December, 2011 (including papers published in Nature and the Nature-branded journals).

Newspapers

  1. Huffingtonpost: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/12/15/western-asian-flavor_n_1152211.html
  2. Daily mail (U.K.): http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2075237/Why-Western-Asian-foods-taste-different-Study-reveals-pair-flavours-totally-different-ways.html
  3. Inside Science: http://www.insidescience.org/research/1-2406
  4. physorg.com: http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-12-flavor-combinations-mouth.html
  5. Food navigator: http://www.foodnavigator.com/Science-Nutrition/Flavour-map-flags-up-connections-between-ingredients
  6. The Independent: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/the-science-of-flavour-combinations-explaining-caviar-and-chocolate-8782593.html 

Magazines

  1. Nature News: http://www.nature.com/news/mining-molecular-gastronomy-1.9658
  2. Scientific American: http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=flavor-connection-taste-map-interactive 
  3. PopSci (image of the week) http://www.popsci.com/science/gallery/2011-12/images-week-november-28-december-2?image=1
  4. Chemistry world: http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/Issues/2012/January/ColumnThecrucible.asp
  5. Biotechniques: http://www.biotechniques.com/BiotechniquesJournal/2012/July/The-new-molecular-gastronomy-or-a-gustatory-tour-of-network-analysis/biotechniques-332722.html?pageNum=1

Universities

  1. Indiana University: http://newsinfo.iu.edu/news/page/normal/20686.html
  2. Northeastern University: http://www.northeastern.edu/news/stories/2011/12/flavornetwork.html

Blogs, etc.

  1. Technology Review: physics arXiv blog: http://www.technologyreview.com/blog/arxiv/27372/
  2. Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5869188/why-does-asian-food-taste-so-different-from-western-food
  3. Flowing data: http://flowingdata.com/2011/12/27/backbone-of-the-flavor-network
  4. Wired blog ‘Social dimension’: http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2012/01/are-there-fundamental-laws-of-cooking/
  5. NPR’s food blog ‘The Salt’: http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2011/12/21/144021294/what-a-global-flavor-map-can-tell-us-about-how-we-pair-foods
  6. Vspace: What Does Human Taste Like? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qWAF9PgDg2c