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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 (aka umami seasoning) work best in cooking?…


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How Does “Clean Eating” Fit in Your Diet?

Americans are paying more attention to ingredient lists, choosing “clean” ingredients, and trying to avoid…
umami seasoning

Is MSG – aka Umami Seasoning – a Safe Seasoning for Vegetables?

Absolutely. The safety of MSG has been confirmed by its use for more than 100…

Barbecue is in the Air!

As we all start to enjoy the warm weather this time of year, besides the…
MSG to reduce sodium

You Had Me at Beach…

My favorite place to relax and unwind is on the beach at Ocean City, New…