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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 ...

A Japanese-style school lunch program tackles childhood nutrition in Vietnam

Nearly half a century on from the end of the Vietnam War, life for ordinary Vietnamese has arguably never been better. The economy is booming, ...

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 ...