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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 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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Natchitoches: Umami Pie to Die For!

I like big pies and I cannot lie! So much that my family gifted me…

Umami Recipes from Around the World

Umami. It’s the savory flavor that’s savored around the world, from Asia to Europe to…

MSG = More Savory Goodness!

Yes, MSG means More Savory Goodness! MSG is a popular flavor enhancer that's also known…

Money Saving Grub with MSG

Americans are spending more money at the grocery store. According to the Bureau of Labor…