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MSGdish is your resource for understanding the incredible taste of umami and how you can incorporate it into your cooking and recipes. This website hosts a broad array of information about umami, glutamate, and MSG (monosodium glutamate), as well as insights about food, taste, and health.

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The Umami Connection

Umami is all the rage, and it’s recognized as our fifth basic taste…


Savory Recipes

Delight your guests with these delicious savory recipes…


MSG in Cooking

Where does MSG (umami seasoning) work best in cooking?…


How to Boost the Savory (Umami) Flavor in Your Cooking

Have you wondered how to improve your traditional recipes by using MSG, and want to know more about how and when to add MSG to your cooking? If so, you’re not alone! Check out the new MSGdish “Cooking with MSG” video series.

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Easy Summer Grilling Recipes Shout “Savory”

With the lazy, hazy days of summer upon us, we thought it might be a…
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Umami is the Taste Bomb!

Let’s start with a tasty question. How do you describe the taste of a comforting…
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Is MSG High in Sodium?

Even though “sodium” is a part of MSG’s name (monosodium glutamate), there is not much…

Five Excellent Plant-Based Sources of Umami

In Brief: Good cooks include umami in their cooking to balance flavors and enhance the…