Umami: The Fifth Flavor and ... More

Flavors and Umami
The Fifth Flavor

"It’s that delicious something you just can’t put your finger on when you eat aged beef, ripe tomatoes,..."

A recent episode of the Food Network series The Next Iron Chef had viewers scurrying to Wikipedia for a bit of research. With ‘Iron Chef’ Morimoto as judge, ...
the chefs were challenged to create a series of dishes incorporating each of the five basic flavor profiles. ...
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Scientist says: Eat your weedies

"Wood sorrel's clover-like leaves add a tart, lemony twist to her salads."
From a distance, Nancy Gift and Milton Traw's lawn in O'Hara looks like all the others on their suburban street: green and manicured. But stand over it and it's clear this grassy carpet is no monoculture. ...
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