Umami is one of the five basic tastes (along with sweetness, sourness, bitterness, and saltiness). It’s often described as being “savoury” or “mouth-watering”. The taste is activated by glutamate taste receptors in the mouth. Glutamate is found in foods such as tomatoes, cheeses, meats, and fermented foods. It can also be added to food in the form of monosodium glutamate (MSG).
Who doesn’t like a nice tall glass of orange juice? But making it at home can be quite the chore; that is, if you don’t have the right tool for the job. This review covers the best manual and electric citrus juicers on the market today.