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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 recognized as our fifth basic taste…


Savory Recipes

Delight your guests with these delicious savory recipes…


MSG in Cooking

Where does MSG (umami seasoning) work best in cooking?…


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Appreciating Our Sense of Taste

Our sense of taste keeps us safe and makes eating enjoyable. Learning to take advantage…

How to Sort Out Credible Science from Junk Science

What’s junk science? It’s “pseudo-science.” It’s when someone or some group with an agenda uses…

Savory Main Dish Recipes – Entrees

What's cookin'? How about some mouth-watering Chicken and Cashew Lettuce Wraps, Honey BBQ Chicken Wings,…

Why You Should Eat Umami

From social media to restaurant concepts, umami is all the rage right now. It’s enough…