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Best Answer IslandBites says
I thought perhaps we were playing a trick on our bodies by convincing our taste buds it is sweeter than it really is.
Rochelle Frank says
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Ah, so we aren't changing the fruit, we are changing the way we taste it. Thanks for that.
I have never tried it on watermelon. Apples and starfruit I have. I wonder where this idea came from. Thanks for sharing your (or your dad's ) experience.
Yes watermelon needs a little salt…:)…and I just learned that in Mexico a seasoning mix that includes chili pepper and lime juice is used on it. I was veeeerrry leary, but whoa, it's quite good. Salt on apples might be good...
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Venkatachari M says
Ah so it is more a flavor enhancer than a sweetner. Thanks for your answer.
That surprises me, I thought it would increase the sweetness somehow.