Serving Up Science

UMAMI: The Fifth Taste

Episode 5 | 7m 1s

Grape juice, walnuts, parmesan cheese, mushrooms, and anchovies all have one thing in common. It’s known as our 5th taste: umami! Associated with a savory or seared meat flavor, it’s hard to pinpoint the exact sensation. Learn the history behind this complex flavor while learning how to make the ultimate umami pizza. From WKAR at Michigan State University, produced in cooperation with Food@MSU.

Aired: 11/11/19

Rating: NR

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Produced by WKAR Public Media
In Cooperation with Food@MSU