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?…


Latest Posts

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COVID-19 weight gain

Instead of the Freshman 15, it’s the COVID-19 Weight Gain!

Most of us have heard of the "Freshman 15" many first-year college students dread as…

Easy Ways to Kick Up Umami Flavor in Your Favorite Dishes

Finding yourself cooking at home more as a result of “safer at home” guidelines related…
mindful eating

Mindful Eating: Savor the Food, Savor the Flavor!

Maybe it’s time to slow down and pay more attention to what you're putting in…
season to taste

Season to Taste?

The phrase “season to taste” is about as common in recipes as “serve immediately and…