Culinary Nutrition and Vegetable Umami Workshop

June 27, 2017
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Umami Tomatoes

What’s umami taste like? Why does it make food, especially vegetables, more delicious?

At this umami taste workshop and cooking demo we’ll identify umami taste ranges, explore the health benefits and learn culinary nutrition techniques to create vegetable dishes people crave.


Taste. Relax. Eat.

  • Guided tasting to identify umami flavor profiles
  • Relax while chef Michele cooks for you during a culinary demo
  • Taste dishes showcasing delicious ingredients such as walnuts, mushrooms, tomatoes, potatoes, polenta, miso

Health Benefits of Umami-Rich Veggies:

  • Eat more high-satiety low calorie foods
  • Get more nutrients and fiber in everyday meal
  • Use less salt without sacrificing flavor
  • Non-veggie fans embrace their “green side”

Umami Culinary Tips on:

  • Adjusting salt with umami
  • Flavor balancing tricks
  • Flavorful stocks and sauces
  • Using aged and fermented food products
  • Umami and glutamate product uses

Tasty Takeaways

  • Umami-centric vegetable guide
  • List of condiments that boost umami in vegetable dishes
  • A sample umami-flavor booster

Date: June 27, 2017 5:45 PM-8:15 PM

Location: The Taste Workshop | Phoenix, AZ

Admission: Course cost, includes a wine sample and dinner equivalent of tastings: $65. To register: Email via: contact link

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