Combination of glutamate with inosinate (abundant in meat and fish) and guanylate (found in dried mushrooms) can result in a powerful synergistic effect. Glutamate is the most abundant amino acid in the nature. It is contained seafoods, Agricultural products and livestock products. Umami is a powerful culinary tool, and a delicious principle that can be applied in any kitchen.
We are committed to quality
Every single Shiitake mushroom we use for Umami Keystone is the best, top tier shiitake cultivated from a natural log of sweet sap oak. It is slowly harvested from the local cultivators in Japan. The selected shiitake mushrooms are stored under the temperature of 15℃ or less and Humidity of 55% or less to maintain the full flavor. Our unique dry method which product passes through under the ceramic panel, heated up to 240 ℃, running for 4min and 20secs. The Guanylate acid (known as the 3rd Umami ingredient) found in our shiitake increases massively by drying them over the temperature of 60℃. From the growth of raw material, to the process of drying, powdering, and packaging, all procedure to fabricate "Umami Keystone" is completed in Japan.
Especially, it goes well with steak (beef), cheese, tomatoes, fish, fish sauce, eggs, fermented foods, and fermented seasonings, which have a synergistic effect with their umami components.
Shiitake MushroomShiitake is one of Japanese mushrooms. They are packed with healthy nutrients, have relatively large brown caps, ranging from tan to dark in color, and white stems. Their meatiness and distinctive smoky flavor are the main characteristics of shiitake mushrooms, making them perfect for soups, stir-fries, and the likes.
- Gluten Free
- GMO Free
- Soy Free
- No MSG
- No Artificial Color
What is Umami ?By Research, our tongue is known to sense the 5 different taste receptors ; Bitterness, Sourness, Sweetness, Saltiness, and last, but not least, the famous Umami.
Although there is no official translation in English for Umami, the closest word to describe this would be “Savory”.
- Country of Origin : Japan
- High Quality Dried Shiitake Mushroom
- This powder makes the food taste better.
- It is low in calories and rich in minerals and dietary fiber.