Pairing Foods isn’t as Easy as You Think

By Maggie Swofford, Contributor

The act of pairing foods with drinks isn’t out of pure luck, there is a science that shows how certain foods work well with certain drinks. Watch this video to learn more.

If you’ve ever wondered why certain beverages go well with certain foods, here’s the answer. And it isn’t as random and uncalculated as you think. With testing and scientific knowledge it has become clear that the perfect pairing of foods and drinks has to do with the chemicals in them. The fatty meat that leaves behind a smooth taste in your mouth actually should be paired with a drink that can wipe away that taste to create a fresh palate. Watch the video to hear the chemistry behind pairing meals with beverages.