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Marvelous Mushrooms

Mushrooms have a robust unique flavor called umami, (pronounced oo-MAH-mee), which many consider the fifth basic taste, alongside sweet, sour, salty, and bitter. Umami, which is Japanese for “pleasant savory taste” or “yummy” was identified by Japanese chemist Kikunae Ikeda in the 1900s. While eating seaweed soup, he noticed that the taste could not be […]