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An up-and-coming “umami ambassador” gets inspiration from a seasoned pro

Ryohei Hayashi, chef-owner of Tenoshima, a one-star Michelin restaurant in Tokyo demonstrates how to make orizume bento. On a beautiful day, you might like to ...

Dashi: The Secret of Washoku

Dashi: The Secret of Washoku

Some 16,500 years ago, Jomon hunter-gatherers in northern Japan invented a revolutionary new technology: pottery. Judging from archaeological evidence, these earliest fired clay pots, used ...

Watching Recipes For Gutamate Amino Acid

Making daily homemade meals special: just add a little umami

Meals out can give the family cook a welcome break. At times when the family can’t visit that favorite restaurant, the person in charge of ...

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Stirring the emotions with umami: the rise of a young Korean-American chef

There is a taste from home that Nick Lee will always remember – one that connects his past and his future. It is also a ...

Savoring plant-based foods: umami served at FNCE 2019

By now we’ve all heard that eating more plants is better for our health. Recently, a succession of often-overlooked vegetables – kale, Brussels sprouts, and ...

The taste of history in the USA: stirring umami into the melting pot

As a teen, Sarah Lohman cooked early American recipes over a wood-burning stove. Her mother suggested the part-time job in a local museum would be ...

Confronting the “silent killer” with a little umami: how to achieve salt reduction

Whenever you visit your doctor, you are certain to have your blood pressure checked. The reason is simple: high blood pressure can lead to heart ...

Taste you can hear: teaching children lifelong healthy eating

Everyday we’re bombarded with sounds: car horns, crosswalk signals, emergency vehicle sirens—not to mention people talking on their phones and those ubiquitous text notifications. Not ...

Enjoying longevity: umami helps seniors eat better

Food is one of life’s great pleasures. For millennia, young and old, families and friends, have gathered around communal tables spread with delicacies to celebrate ...