Talk

Advanced search

Smells nice tastes bad...

(28 Posts)
lovemyskinnyjeans Mon 30-May-11 21:07:23

AIBU to ask a not-strictly-AIBU question because it always gets better responses than other forums?

Bit of a weird one, but what foods/drinks smell great but taste shit? Like fruit teas, for example...

JeremyKylesPetProject Mon 30-May-11 21:14:13

Satay. Disgusting, but smells and looks great.

MissVerinder Mon 30-May-11 21:16:03

coffee... ugh.

kitbit Mon 30-May-11 21:16:39

yyyy fruit tea

Bleurgh

lovemyskinnyjeans Mon 30-May-11 21:18:24

Satay - really? I love that! Yum yum...

MrsSippy Mon 30-May-11 21:20:25

pickled cucumber and onion

fish and chips

Psammead Mon 30-May-11 21:29:12

Satay is lovely!

Onions frying.

ceebeegeebies Mon 30-May-11 21:32:23

Coffee without a doubt - absolutely love the smell but it tastes vile!!

LetThereBeRock Mon 30-May-11 21:33:18

Peppermint tea.

kaid100 Mon 30-May-11 21:33:36

Coffee

DdJames Mon 30-May-11 21:36:13

Mango

lovemyskinnyjeans Mon 30-May-11 21:40:43

Spooky - I was actually just thinking about when my DD tried to eat a big mouthful of Bodyshop Mango Body Butter because it smelled so nice...smile

mumtwil Mon 30-May-11 21:48:40

lip balm. mint tea. bacon (i'm veggy but for some reason i love the smell)

DorcasBouvier Mon 30-May-11 21:49:47

Fried onions.

BatmanLovesRobin Mon 30-May-11 21:50:45

I was going to say fruit tea. Smells so pretty, tastes like dishwater.

MadamDeathstare Mon 30-May-11 21:51:09

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

DorisIsAPinkDragon Mon 30-May-11 22:01:15

Coffee!! I adore the smell and every time I try it, it tastes VILE.

MissPenteuth Mon 30-May-11 22:16:29

Yes absolutely to fruit teas. Why is that? They smell yummy but taste of nothing confused

Also Supernoodles. The different flavours smell diferent and are different shades of yellow/orange but they all taste vile the same (or they did 10 years* ago when I was a student, anyway).

*10 years! <cries> I'm old.

microserf Mon 30-May-11 22:36:17

fruit teas. vile nastiness in the mouth, but delightful on the nose.

FutureNannyOgg Mon 30-May-11 22:39:48

Honey I washed the kids soap from Lush. It keeps tricking me into licking it.

Chocolate shower gel blush

icooksocks Mon 30-May-11 22:45:38

grin grin @ ApocalypseCheeseToastie

Frying onions-smell delish, don't tast of much.

BubblesMyBubbles Mon 30-May-11 22:48:12

Coffee and fruit teas definitely. And mince frying, bleurgh. Tastes good in a lasagne though smile

youarekidding Mon 30-May-11 22:48:21

Lip balm

petrol and matches after being lit blush <have never actually tried them mind> grin

youarekidding Mon 30-May-11 22:49:02

not lit petrol btw. Whoops that was badly worded. shock

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now