How can the taste of food be detected ?
1) On the tongue different types of papillae are present to sense different tastes.
2) If we want to taste the food material, the food should be dissolve in saliva.
3) We can taste the food that is in the form of liquid only.
4) Only after the dissolved food enters into the cup-like taste buds (papillae), the sense of taste is carried to the brain for analysis.
5) Then only we will know the taste of the food material