Events in Cape Town

Filter Events by Sub-Category

Please select a Date first.

Search for a company in Cape Town

Welcome

Login to your account below, if you do not have an account, select Register.

Or Login with your preferred Social Media Account

Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google

Register your account below, if you already have an account, select Login.

Umami Restaurant

International

Until recently in the west it has been accepted wisdom that there are only four primary tastes – sweet, bitter, salty and sour. However, in 1908 dr. Kikunae Ikeda from the Tokyo Imperial University identified a fifth taste, which cannot be mimicked by any combination of the other four already recognisable tastes. Ikeda called this taste 'umami”. Although there is no English word for it, umami is a savoury flavour that is best translated as “deliciousness.”

The taste of umami itself is subtle. It blends well with other tastes to expand and round out flavours. Most people don’t recognize umami when they encounter it, but it occurs naturally in many foods, including tomatoes, parmesan cheese, cured ham, mushrooms, meat, fish and wines such as chardonnays, champagnes and some red wines. The presence of umami in food adds to its deliciousness and fullness.

Directions

c/o Dorp street, and Market street, Stellenbosch

View Larger Map

Budget

  • Moderately Priced

My Lists

Create New Guide

OR

Mini Guides
Arrow

Login to create your guides for Cape Town.

Add to My Guide

Create New Guide

Cancel

Cancel

You Might Also Like

Create & Share your Guide to Cape Town with friends and family!

Add your recommended places to visit by browsing the website and pressing the icon.

Create your own guide of favourite 'must see' places

Earn your Local Expert badge by Sharing your guides with others

Get your guide seen by submitting it to the Mini Guides section

Lists

Part of the My Guide Network

My Guide Cape Town is part of the global My Guide Network of Online & Mobile travel guides.

We are now in 120+ Destinations and Growing. If you are interested in becoming a local travel partner and would like to find out more then click for more info about our Website Business Opportunity.

Nearby Destinations