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Old 2006-11-13, 20:12   Link #111
mit7059
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Originally Posted by kj1980 View Post
Besides, why the hell would anyone want to pour soy sauce onto rice? I would think it would get too salty, ruining the umami of the rice!!


Overheard conversation at the American embassy in Akasaka:
I don't add soy sauce to my rice anymore, but I fail to see how Umami applies as the wikipeida artice never mentions anything close to rice, it describes umami as related to
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Originally Posted by wikipeida
meats, cheese and other protein-heavy foods...the strong flavor in seaweed broth.
Now don't get me wrong I love Japanese rice all by its lonesome, (my mother's side of the family is Japanese), but sometimes just rice can get a little bland and soy sauce adds some flavor.
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