Did you catch our first look behind the scenes at Sway? In our next video episode we ask Rene Ortiz and Laura Sawicki of Austin’s newest modern Thai restaurant, Sway, to explain the often misunderstood concept of umami. Sure, you might know it as the “fifth taste,” but what exactly does that mean? And more importantly – how can you recognize it in your favorite dishes? You won’t want to miss this exclusive look at the making of Rene’s spicy Jungle Curry and Laura’s crisp and nutty soy-infused dessert…
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Chef Talk: Umami
“Umami is the epic part of the food…when it becomes absolutely spectacular.”