Dishing out the latest on umami taste and savory foods.

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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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Sweet and savory foods

Delicious Flavor Combinations: Sweet and Savory Food Pairings

Sweet AND Savory flavors together in a dish?... win-win! Sometimes contrasting flavors are a perfect…
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…
MSG in cooking

Do’s and Don’ts of Using MSG in Cooking

If you were in my home kitchen, you would see a stainless box just to…
Covid-19 TakeOutHate

Help Asian Restaurants during the Covid-19 Crisis by Supporting #TakeOutHate

Covid-19 News Flash that you may not be aware of:Asian American restaurants have been hit…