Science Fair Project: Does Smell Affect Taste?

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My science fair project has been based off of: Does smelling affect your taste? Before we get started on the info, how many of you have ever smelled something awful while eating, and it ruined the taste? (answers) Okay, let’s not waste any time. Here is some research behind smelling and the way it affects your taste.
Tastes and smells are the perception of chemicals in the air. The close relationship with smell and taste helps people perceive the flavors of food. Anyone with a cold has experienced that moment where they can not perceive the flavors of food because their smell has been “impaired” due to a stuffy nose. Taste itself is focused chemicals that have sweet, salty, sour, bitter, or savory taste. “The sense of taste influences food
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