Weekly Dish Recommendation: Umami

By mahir | January 20, 2011

When slush and sleet pile the streets, I like to eat rich, spicy foods that fight off the cold. In particular, I turn to stomach-filling dishes packed with umami.  Umami is the japanese term for the fifth flavor of “savory.”  Soy is one of the most common sources of umami.  I particularly enjoy Kuma Inn’s sauteed tofu, Thai basil and wood ears in spicy soy mirin. Read More


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