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Revving up flavor with seaweed

Seaweed helps chefs pump up the umami factor in a variety of dishes

Whether hidden or highlighted, seaweed is quickly becoming a secret weapon for chefs.

We hear the term “umami” tossed around a lot when describing a delicious dish. But how do chefs achieve that elusive “fifth taste” in the kitchen? We asked around and discovered that seaweed is a quick and easy way to pump up umami.

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