From Rotten Seal to Root Beer: the Disgusting Food Museum
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 928 , Segment 6
Episode: Election Interference, Planet Pluto, Disgusting Food Museum
- Oct 24, 2018 11:00 pm
- 23:10 mins
Guest: Samuel West, psychologist, curator of the Disgusting Food Museum. There’s a Latin phrase my father often quoted: “De gustibus non est disputandum.” It means, roughly, “matters of taste cannot be disputed.” Food is the ultimate “matter of taste.” It’s both incredibly individual and culturally specific. The Disgusting Food Museum in Sweden introduces visitors to foods that may appall them, but also gets them to think about how we decide what is yummy and what is gross.