Top Ten Most Hunger-Inducing Smells

What smell makes you remember how hungry you are, such that you spend the next ten minutes gorging? Cast your vote.

The Top Ten

1 Garlic

Garlic always makes me hungry. The strong aroma of, I don't know, crunchy and tender garlic bread, lean and meaty garlic roast chicken, or a spicy garlic-rich stir fried beef; once I smell garlic, I eat. Even if I've just had seven courses of a garlic-free meal. Addictive stuff. - PositronWildhawk

I agree with you 100 percent on that, PositronWildhawk. Just not before or during a date! Under those circumstances, go for bacon! - beatles

Garlic for the win

Garlic bread… pasta… mmm… - Miauzer

2 Rice

I love eating rice. So I just smell it before cooking, its just so good. Love the smell so much.

But the uncooked one.

The uncooked one.

It refresh me.But only before cooking.

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3 Barbecued Burgers

I just voted this and it went to number one!

Can't talk. Jaws clamped over my desk. - PositronWildhawk

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4 Curry

The smell of an outburst of spice and flavour. No explanation required. - PositronWildhawk

5 Rosemary

Will eat anything if you can taste the rosemary. Delicious stuff with a delicious smell. - PositronWildhawk

6 Mint
7 Melted Chocolate V 1 Comment
8 Bacon

Wow! Normally I'd say curry but as soon as I knew of this list I instantly thought of bacon. Mmm... Wonderful.. - Britgirl

9 Fried Onion

Onions dry-fried; what a hunger-inducing smell! - PositronWildhawk

10 Poached Mango

Mango may be the second best fruit to pineapple, but mango has the better smell. - PositronWildhawk

The Contenders

11 Sausages

I love sausages and it smells very good.

12 Hot Sauce

Must agree with this one. Thanks to whoever added that. - PositronWildhawk

13 Pizza
14 Fries Fries French fries are served hot, either soft or crispy, and are generally eaten as part of lunch or dinner or by themselves as a snack, and they commonly appear on the menus of fast food restaurants. Fries in America are generally salted and are often served with ketchup; in many countries they are topped more.
15 Bread

Depends on the bread. Garlic bread, for instance, makes me more hungry than oatmeal with butter. - PositronWildhawk

16 Brownies
17 Baking Cookies
18 Chinese Food

The Chinese have one of the best cuisines in the world, and also some really good smelling food. - PositronWildhawk

19 Frittata
20 BBQ Chicken
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