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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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MSG to reduce sodium

You Had Me at Beach…

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

MSG in the Kitchen: Add Some Savor to that Flavor

Monosodium glutamate -- more commonly known as MSG, may very well be the comeback kid…
salad recipes

Savor These Salads… Lettuce Explain Why!

Have you had your salad today? According to health experts, eating salad almost every day…
salty vs savory

Salty vs Savory – How Do Your Tastebuds Know the Difference?

Salty and savory are two distinctly different flavors, yet they so often occur together that…