Savoury, earthy, mushroomy - none of them quite fit the bill when trying to describe the ever illusive umami taste. A part of everyday vocabulary in Japan for years, where the word itself means ‘deliciousness', umami is becoming increasingly well known in the UK. Professional chefs and household cooks alike are picking up on its many health and taste benefits. Incorporating these umami pastes into your cooking will give your dishes that instant and unique savoury hit.
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