Tag: savory

Lesson 9: MSG, Miso, Soy, and Umami

MSG, Miso, Soy, and Umami Welcome to Chef Ryan Callahan’s personal website dedicated to the discussion of food, flavor, cooking techniques and the people inside of the restaurant industry! If you came here looking for whether or not Miso contains MSG then you came to the right place. After reading this you’ll be fully informed […]

Lesson 2: Taste and the 5 Flavors

Taste and the 5 Flavors Taste itself, is in reality only a small fraction of the sensory experience of cooking and eating. What you actually taste when you eat are 5 primal flavors which are: salty, savory, spicy, sour, and sweet. Each one of these basic taste sensations lends itself as a piece of the whole […]