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Welcome to MSGdish!

MSGdish is your gateway to important info about the many culinary creations inspired by “umami” (savory taste). MSGdish 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 our proven 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?…


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Sound Science

Separating Sound Science from Junk Science

It can be frustrating to sort through all the nutrition news to find what is…
umami pantry

Building an Umami Pantry

Seasonings and condiments – we all have them in our kitchen to add flavor, interest…
Make Vegetable Dishes Savory

How to Make Vegetable Dishes More Savory

Humans are innately drawn to the rich savory flavor of umami. People are generally not,…
umami health benefits

Umami Foods Can Promote Healthy Eating Behaviors

Scientific research continues to document the many benefits of umami, most recently with regard to…