It’s been debated for many years in the culinary world, and today Umami is making a name for itself, but what exactly is Umami? Umami is the fifth taste sense according to a Japanese scientist of about 1908. He discovered taste receptors on the tongue other than salt, sweet, bitter and sour. Jonathan Pratt, the co-owner and executive chef of Umami cafe in Westchester, New York, helps explore this taste sensation with these recipes.
/ Source: msnbc.com