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Umami—The Fifth Taste

Most of us learned there are four tastes we humans experience: sweet, salty, sour, and bitter. What was missing from this list is what gives food a ‘meaty’ taste in the absence of meat. In 1909, a Japanese physical chemistry professor, Kikunae Ikeda, isolated a white compound from giant sea kelp that Japanese traditionally use […]

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