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Spoon Designed to Recreate the Experience of Licking Your Fingers Claims to Make Food Taste Better

Thursday, February 9, 2017 10:56
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Original article on OddityCentral.com – a blog on oddities and wacky news http://www.odditycentral.com/

Goûte is a strange-looking spoon-like product that allegedly enhances the taste of certain foods by emulating the experience of licking your fingers. It was designed to replace regular spoons when enjoying creamy foods like yogurt, chocolate mouse or honey.

Goûte was created by Michel / Fabian, a design company that aims to rethink people’s relationship with food by designing eating utensils inspired by science and art. Founders Dr. Andreas Fabian, of Buckinghamshire New University, and Charles Michel, artist, food scientist and former Michelin-star chef, believe that conventional cutlery is only designed with functional purposes in mind, so they set out to create eating utensils that also “enrich the sensual pleasures of eating.” Goûte, for example, was designed to resemble a human finger, so using it to enjoy  delicious creamy foods enhances their taste by recreating the experience of licking your fingers, without leaving them feeling sticky or greasy.

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Source: http://www.odditycentral.com/news/spoon-designed-to-recreate-the-experience-of-licking-your-fingers-claims-to-make-food-taste-better.html

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  • Fokofpoes

    “…recreating the experience of licking your fingers, without leaving them feeling sticky or greasy.”

    Except it doesn’t, but recreates the experience of you being a fucking idiot.

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