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Umami is the fifth basic taste after sweet, salty, bitter and sour.
Derived from the Japanese word umai, meaning "delicious," umami
(pronounced oo-MAH-mee) is described as a savory, brothy, rich or meaty
taste sensation. Umami-rich foods: Mushrooms, Tomatoes, Parmesan cheese,
Soy sauce, Cured meats, Beef, Chicken, Shellﬁsh. Combined they can
create a fantastic flavor profile.
Breakfast is commonly referred to as the most important meal of the day,
and 66% of restaurant-goers want to see healthier options on the menu.