Umami, translated from Japanese as ‘pleasant savoury tastes,’ stands out as one of the five key senses when experiencing flavour and is different from salt. Since early times when humans first began tasting foods, the flavour of umami has been intricately linked with protein, triggering the brain’s desire for more as a survival instinct.
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The pistachio affectionately nicknamed the “happy” or “smiling” nut, is a food gem that elicits positive sentiments. Steeped in history, pistachio trees are one of the oldest flowering nut trees, with evidence suggesting their consumption by common folks as early as 6750 BC.