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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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Featured Posts

Soup is Good for You

Why is Soup So Good When You’re Sick?

Winter time is usually associated with winter illnesses like colds and flu. We may load…
cooking with less salt

Use an Umami Boost to Make Cooking with “Less Salt” Taste Great

MSG can help lower the amount of dietary salt while enriching the flavor of your…
Healthy eating plan

2022 Healthy Eating Plan: Habits Instead of Resolutions

In early January many people make daring declarations that this is the year they will…
holiday food hacks

Healthy Holiday Food Hacks Packed with Flavor

The holidays are a time filled with celebrations with friends and family and scrumptious food.…