Fri 19 Dec, 2008 12:10 pm
I think thats why I like MISO SOUP, its bodacious with umami.
What exactly is umami?
Taking its name from Japanese, umami is a pleasant savoury taste imparted by glutamate, a type of amino acid, and ribonucleotides, including inosinate and guanylate, which occur naturally in many foods including meat, fish, vegetables and dairy products. As the taste of umami itself is subtle and blends well with other tastes to expand and round out flavours, most people don’t recognise umami when they encounter it, but it plays an important role making food taste delicious
(first day with the new taste bud...)
shrimp-gots lots of umami, dammed well crawling with it.
Donuts-not so much
No wonder why I like chicken bones.
farmerman. How is the odor control going?
cleaning up the spilled oil, keeping the ododr dri on the spill area and plopping all that coffee on it really helped. We cant smell anything but coffee now.
MSG seems to be making a comeback. From what I read on a lot of labels it is an ingredient I see more and more.
I thought the MSG scare a few years ago was an over-reaction, but it nevertheless remains controversial. For that reason I won't use it if I'm grilling steaks for guests. But I really like it on mine. Such succulence.
I even enjoy sprinkling some on a dill pickle.
I have an article on hand, let's see if it's additive or repetitive:
Yes, MSG, the Secret Behind the Savor
That's a really interesting article, ossobuco.
Yes, I just reread it.
Meantime, I'm thinking of cooking those Pad Kee Mao noodles..
why don't ya spread some umami on it?
I read recently that the man who coined umami found it first in asparagus.
That sounds like a children's story.. in the making.