Dishing out the latest on umami taste and savory foods.

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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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