glutamic acid :
- n an amino acid occurring in proteins; important in the nitrogen metabolism of plants; used in monosodium glutamate to enhance the flavor of meats
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- Americans Rekindle Relationship With MSG, But China’s Giving It Up
It lurks inside Kewpie. The always excellent Fuchsia Dunlop notes on her blog that even as esteemed chefs like Dave Chang are making a big push to change the way people think about MSG, Chinese home cooks and restaurant customers are "losing their taste for it" and taking it off the menu. It's just like Freaky Friday , but with glutamic acid! [ Fuschia Dunlop , Earlier ] Read more posts by Hugh ...
Aug. 21, 2013 - New York Magazine