Why do people dislike foods with MSG?

I think its a natural reaction to an ingredient that most of us cannot pronounce. There’s a general saying that if there’s an ingredient that you cannot pronounce then it’s probably not that healthy for you. In today’s age with words like ‘non GMO’, ‘all natural’, ‘no hormones’, ‘no artificial preservatives’, ‘certified organic’ all being… Continue reading Why do people dislike foods with MSG?

What seasonings or items can I add to my ramen to make it more delicous?

So there’s a variety of seasonings that you can add to either flavor your ingredients or the ramen broth itself. Most of these seasoning involve the sensory taste of ‘umami’ which is usually isolated in the form of MSG – which is basically the umami additive – so you will see MSG (which adds umami)… Continue reading What seasonings or items can I add to my ramen to make it more delicous?

Are Michelin restaurants highly overrated/hyped?

overrated? No. Overhyped? Perhaps. I think in general fine dining is overhyped or at the very least not a very good value – you are paying more and generally getting less food, its just packaged and served very nicely – is that worth the extra 4x-5x premium over a regular restaurant? not sure. Not for… Continue reading Are Michelin restaurants highly overrated/hyped?