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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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savory appetizers for holidays

Delight Your Holiday Guests with Savory Appetizers and Side Dishes

I know what I think when I hear the term savory as it pertains to…
blue and white meatballs

Blue and White Meatballs

These meatballs are the best of many worlds. They are perfect for tailgating and potlucks,…
game-day food

Time for Tailgate Parties: Savory Food, Sharing with Friends, Team Spirit

Do you enjoy tailgate parties, where your friends and relatives get together prior to a…
el sabor umami

Usando El Sabor Umami en la Cocina Latina (video)

Mucho se ha dicho en relación a la necesidad de aprender a sazonar los alimentos…