why is it.......................

Asked by  | 22nd Dec, 2008, 04:15: PM

Expert Answer:

Bread is made up of starch. When we chew this bread for a long time, saliva in our mouth acts on this starch. Saliva contains an enzyme called salivary amylase which breaks down starch into sugar maltose. This sugar gives a sweet taste.

Answered by  | 22nd Dec, 2008, 08:38: PM

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