Navigation Links
New Blog Dishes Out Information on Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) and Umami Taste
Date:9/20/2013

Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 20, 2013

At a time when umami is all the crave, there are few better opportunities to introduce a blog dedicated to the power of “savory taste” and the science behind it. MSGdish (MSGdish.com) is a new blog brought to you by The Glutamate Association serving up all things umami, which includes basic information about glutamate and monosodium glutamate (MSG), two major components of the sought-after, trendy taste.

Truth is, there have been a lot of misconceptions about the safety of MSG, and the folks behind MSGdish are a group of dedicated dietitians, food scientists and culinary experts who recognize the important role of MSG in impacting the umami taste. Umami (pronounced oo-ma-mee) is the hailed fifth basic taste that’s akin to the savory, meaty or brothy flavor that leaves mouths watering for more. It was actually discovered by a Japanese scientist in the early 20th century, but it wasn’t until recently that the Western world has embraced umami as a major food trend.                                                                                

“The relationship between umami and monosodium glutamate is symbiotic, and it’s fascinating to observe umami’s widespread popularity while acknowledging the speculation surrounding MSG,” said Chef Chris Koetke, vice president of the Kendall College School of Culinary Arts and a contributing blogger. “MSG is scientifically proven to be safe, and its flavor enhancing qualities shouldn’t be ignored in the kitchen. It can be another powerful tool in the arsenal of the chef.”

Focusing on the science and history behind glutamate and MSG, MSGdish takes a creative “foodie” approach to exploring umami and savory foods. MSGdish hosts numerous educational videos for those seeking to learn more about umami and glutamates such as MSG. The blog also features umami-rich recipes and encourages visitors to comment and engage with its online community. In addition, the blog highlights timely news articles covering umami as the trending topic, such as two articles in the September 2013 issue of Wired magazine, including one called “Peak Umami” and another by renowned Chef David Chang discussing food science and “sources of umami flavors,” commenting that “MSG makes food taste delicious.”

# # #

About the MSGdish Blog
MSGdish is a blog dedicated to providing important information about glutamate, monosodium glutamate (MSG) and the many culinary creations inspired by umami. MSGdish hosts a broad array of information about umami, glutamate, and MSG, as well as tidbits about food, taste and health. MSGdish is brought to you by The Glutamate Association. More information is available at http://www.MSGfacts.com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/9/prweb11143009.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Author, relationship expert Donna Barnes dishes healthy habits
2. PreDiabetes Centers Dishes Out Hot Tips for Summer Grilling
3. TheBeautyPlace.com Dishes Facts Everyone Should Know About Obtaining Healthy Hair
4. New online portal, app provide information on tsunami zones in the Northwest
5. New study identifies how information technology is used to solve global health challenges
6. Markle releases new resources for health information sharing implementation
7. Men and Women With Cancer May Receive Different Fertility Information
8. Introducing Aleratec’s New Automatic Shredder: The RoboShredder; Hands Free Information Security
9. Adena Delivers Instant Health Information to Mobile Devices
10. Study calls for drug trial patients to receive more information about effects of placebos
11. Study finds drug warning labels need overhaul to better capture attention, convey information
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 25, 2016 , ... First ... United States, named Dr. Sesan Ogunleye, as the Medical Director of its new Mesquite-Samuell ... facility Medical Director of our new Mesquite location,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... June 25, 2016 , ... Dr. Calvin Johnson has ... he has implemented orthobiologic procedures as a method for treating his patients. The ... first doctors to perform the treatment. Orthobiologics are substances that orthopaedic surgeons use ...
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... , ... Conventional wisdom preaches the benefits of moderation, whether it’s a matter ... bar too high can result in disappointment, perhaps even self-loathing. However, those who set ... , Research from PsychTests.com reveals that behind the tendency to set low ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... Those who have experienced traumatic events may suffer from a complex set of ... or alcohol abuse, as a coping mechanism. To avoid this pain and suffering, Serenity ... event. , Trauma sufferers tend to feel a range of emotions, from depression, guilt, ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CA (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... Marcy was in a crisis. Her ... would lash out at his family verbally and physically. , “When something upset him, he ... he would use it. He would throw rocks at my other children and say he ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... -- In a startling report released today, National Safety Council ... comprehensive, proven plan to eliminate prescription opioid overdoses. Prescription ... are tackling the worst drug crisis in recorded U.S. history, assigned ... Kentucky , New Mexico , ... 28 failing states, three – Michigan , ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... Research and Markets has announced the addition of the ... to 2022" report to their offering. ... financial data derived from varied research sources to present unique ... on the market during the next five years, including a ... markets, regional and country level analysis. The report provides a ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... DUBLIN , June 23, 2016 ... "Key Pharma News Issue 52" report to their offering. ... need in influenza treatment creates a favourable commercial environment for ... and growing patient base that will serve to drive considerable ... flu vaccine would serve to cap sales considerably, but development ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: