Monosodium glutamate, also known as sodium glutamate and MSG, is a sodium salt of glutamic acid, a naturally occurring non-essential amino acid. It is used as a food additive and is commonly marketed as a flavour enhancer
The traditional East Asian cuisine often used seaweed extract, which contains high concentrations of glutamic acid.
Trade names of monosodium glutamate include Ajinomoto, Vets in, Ac’cent and Tasting Powder.
It is used as a food additive and is commonly marketed as a flavour enhancer
The flavour is so special that it also called the fifth flavour. ’umami “ (=savoury )
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