Changes in Perceived Intensities of Pungency of Ramen Soup

라면에서 나타나는 매운 감각 인지 강도의 변화

  • Published : 2003.08.01


The intensity of pungency of capsicum solutions (30 Scoville Unit and 50 Scoville Unit) was decreased when a pork extract paste was mixed with the capsicum solutions. Three types of flavor enhancers, 0.5% (w/w) monosodium glutamate, 0.5% (w/w) IG (IMP : GMP = 0.5 : 0.5) and 0.5% (w/w) $Aromild^{\circledR}$ (yeast extract) decreased pungency of hot ramen soup including chilli pepper. 10% (w/w) sucrose decreased pungency of 0.66 ppm capsicum, and 0.66 ppm capsicum decreased sweetness of 10% (w/w) sucrose. Pungency of hot ramen soup was also affected by types of noodles which is boiled in the soup. The intensity of pungency of the ramen soup with fried noodles was lower than the soup with dried or fresh noodles.


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