One of five universal basic tastes, umami is found in ingredients and cuisines throughout the world and for the cook who knows what they’re doing it can be the secret to truly delicious cooking.
These Korean chicken wings are full of ginger, garlic, and the deep umami flavors that make Korean BBQ so delicious. This baked chicken wing recipe only take a few minutes to prep, making this recipe perfect as a main course,…
The history of umami, what it is, where it comes from, what it tastes like, and how Umami was discovered is a fascinating journey wrapped up in culture and chemistry.
Black garlic risotto is an umami bomb full of deep rich flavors that come from the black garlic, porcini mushrooms, and aged parmesan. All three are umami rich ingredients that help the risotto recipe’s earthy flavors linger on your palate.
Are you a compelling storyteller who has something to say about the world of food? Umami is an online food and travel magazine looking for great storytellers who can tell the story of food through written articles, recipes, and pictures.
In this At the Bar column, I talk about Umami’s approach to storytelling, what our goals are, and how we’re working to become an essential publication for people interested in food and drink.