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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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umami pantry

Building an Umami Pantry

Seasonings and condiments – we all have them in our kitchen to add flavor, interest…
Less salt - use MSG

MSG Promotes Significant Sodium Reduction and Enjoyment of Better-for-you Foods

A new study published in the Journal of Food Science suggests monosodium glutamate (MSG) can be used…
vegetarian dishes with umami

How to Create Umami Rich Vegetable Dishes

Enhance your vegetarian dishes with umami and no one will miss the meat. When I…
umami seasoning

Secretos de la Sabrosa Cocina Latino Americana con un Impulso Umami

Nuestra sabrosa comida Latina Americana nos une de una manera única. En cualquier hogar que…