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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.

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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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Umami Recipes for a Cold Winter’s Night

Many of us heard about the “Umami Burger” craze while it was sweeping the nation.…

Happy Savory New Year: Umami-Rich Recipes to Start the Year Off Right

Many cultures have meal traditions for New Year’s Day. These foods are often thought to…

¡Platos Festivos Latinos con Umami que Te Harán Bailar!

No hay tiempo más alegre que el de las fiestas tradicionales. Las luces brillantes, la…

Latin Fiesta Dishes with Umami That Will Make You Dance!

There is no happier time than traditional fiestas during the holidays. The bright lights, the…