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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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Usando El Sabor Umami en la Cocina Latina (video)

Mucho se ha dicho en relación a la necesidad de aprender a sazonar los alimentos…
umami in Latin cooking

How to Use Umami in Latin Cooking (video)

Much has been said regarding the need to learn to season foods in a way…
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Appreciating Our Sense of Taste

Our sense of taste keeps us safe and makes eating enjoyable. Learning to take advantage…
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Why You Shouldn’t Fear MSG, an Unfairly Maligned and Worthwhile Seasoning

"Monosodium glutamate, more commonly known as MSG, has been around for more than a century.…