creightond wrote:1. for the 'real' tastes - all four of them - there are pure versions. you can taste pure salt, sugar, bitter(a 7% tannin solution works) and tart.
creightond wrote:2. a prime example of foods containing the u word is - are you ready - anchovies!!!!??? hated by half the population, but a repository of 'deliciousness'. this should have been a clue that we were being 'put on'.
Bob Ross wrote:Max, umami has been discussed several times on FLDG, particularly on the "Classic FLDG". I surveyed the area in 2003 ... and came up with this list of umami rich foods ...
creightond wrote:hello max - you can't demonstrate that people would like anchovies by pointing out that they like something that contains anchovies - which seems counter intuitive in any event.
Bob Ross wrote:Max, umami has been discussed several times on FLDG, particularly on the "Classic FLDG".
Bob Ross wrote:On a somewhat related subject, is there a way to find all of the "Wine Advisor's", other than by searching for key words on the WLP search engine?
creightond wrote:this is crazy!
creightond wrote:max and others - this umami stuff is all unscientific nonsense.
creightond wrote:give someone who has never seen the list, a list of random food items and ask them to check the ones high in umami. are those items the ones they'd check?
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