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Old 11-06-2014, 03:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Red Hedgehog View Post
I'm more shocked that you don't! I thought it was pretty universally agreed that brussels sprouts have a bitter taste (which isn't a bad thing - it's just part of their flavor profile). Like many other vegetables, it's why we eat them cooked instead of raw to reduce the bitterness (although if you overcook brussels sprouts, they go back to extreme bitterness again - I always found that weird).
Well, I don't have the gene and am in the minority, I think it's something like 80% of people have it? So that may be why they're generally considered bitter but don't bug me. I prefer raw broccoli to cooked, for example.
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