acquired taste

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a preference that is only acquired after considerable experience

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Cold pizza or curry for breakfast may be acquired tastes, but surely the party season is the best time to try them.
"Acquired Tastes: On the Trail of the World's Most Sought-After Delicacies" discusses the strange and bizarre of the human palette ranging from the obvious insects to the rotten meat of sharks in Iceland, Professor Massimo Marcone gives readers a fine exploration of humanity's unique tastes all over the world and tries to find the origins of why these more unusual meals became common place and sought after.
of Leiden) examines how the steady flow of Dutch immigrants, artists, architects and traders influenced their hosts' acquired tastes in luxury items and directed it towards fulfillment in Amsterdam markets.
"KB," she used to say to me, "You're not going to change their acquired tastes in a one or two week session.