Science-based cooking from Shirley Corriher

A new book, Bakewise, from Shirley Corriher, author of Cookwise: A Scientific Approach to Dessert | Popular Science.

Umami: the mystery of the fifth taste recipe | Recipes – Times Online

Parmesan cheese is second only to kombu for chalking up the glutamates and high umami levels can be found in dozens of ingredients, from tomatoes and cured ham to mushroo

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