Savoury vs Umami - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between savoury and umami
is that savoury
is while umami
is one of the five basic tastes, the savory taste of foods such as seaweed, cured fish, aged cheeses and meats.
As an adjective savoury
One of the five basic tastes, the savory taste of foods such as seaweed, cured fish, aged cheeses and meats
*2011 , (Caitlin Moran), How to be a Woman :
*:But we are, of course, sweaty, fleshy lady-animals – all fur and umami .
The taste of flavor enhancers added to food to accentuate savoriness, notably monosodium glutamate
* (as one of five basic tastes) savoriness, deliciousness, meatiness, brothiness