Skip to main content

Dishing out the latest on umami taste and savory foods.

Get the Dish!

MSGdish Is Your Resource

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.

Get Your Savory On!

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.

Featured Posts

salad recipes

Savor These Salads… Lettuce Explain Why!

Have you had your salad today? According to health experts, eating salad almost every day…
umami taste

Foods that are Rich in Umami Taste Have “Natural” MSG

How does MSG make foods flavorful? Foods that are high in glutamate (an amino acid…
Less salt - use MSG as salt alternative

Health Effects of Too Much Sodium in Your Diet

According to the American Heart Association, excess levels of dietary sodium (salt) may put you…
Super Bowl snack recipes

Savory Super Bowl Snack Recipes

115 million people tuned into the National Football League’s Super Bowl® last year. That’s a…