if you're in search of an "all purpose" seasoning to deepen and enhance the flavours in any dish, you've found it. this umami seasoning is absolutely magical. umami, meaning "the essence of deliciousness" in Japanese, is a universally enjoyed taste that will bring the magic into your home. say hello to your new favourite kitchen arsenal!
how to use this umami seasoning:
- use in place of salt in any dish
- add to curries, pastas, stir fries and omelettes
- sprinkle on roasted veggies or meat
- to make this delicious white bean dip
- in this gluten free holiday stuffing recipe
- to season these roasted balsamic brussels sprouts and butternut squash
- to make the most delicious caesar salad dressing
- generously sprinkle on popcorn for the most DELICIOUS popcorn ever!
ingredients and the health benefits:
sea salt from the Himalayas: extracted by hand in Pakistan, this sea salt is pink in colour from the trace minerals that are present. trace minerals may help to support balance electrolytes (necessary to regulate and control the amount of fluids in the body).
garlic: used throughout ancient history for its healing and medicinal purposes, garlic may help to boost immunity and is a source of antioxidants. contains small amounts of manganese and vitamin B6.
black pepper: black pepper is rich in a plant compound called piperine which is an antioxidant and may be effective to suppress inflammation.
onion: onions contain high concentrations of quercetin, an antioxidant which is a potent anti-inflammatory, and may also have antiseptic qualities. from the same allium family as garlic, onions are a source of vitamin C, B6 and manganese.
maitake mushroom: containing beta-glucans that may positively effect the immune to protect the body against of influenza, maitake is a lovely mushroom to support overall health. contains antioxidants, vitamin C, D, as well as copper, potassium and amino acids.
shiitake mushroom: shiitake mushrooms contain a eritadenine, a compound that reduces cholesterol in the blood. these little mushrooms are also rich in polysaccharides like lentinans and beta-glucans that may protect against oxidative cell damage and boost white blood cell production for fighting off infections.
thyme: a source of thymol and carvacrol, naturally occurring essential oils that may reduce inflammation in the body. thyme is also a source of copper, iron and manganese.
gratitude: having a good "dose" of gratitude each day goes a long way. a practice of gratitude improves relationships with yourself and others, boosts optimism and self-esteem, enhances empathy, improves sleep quality and so much more. each Heirloom seasoning delivers an abundance of gratitude from our kitchen to yours.
disclaimer: the information on this website is for educational purposes only. It has not been evaluated by the CFIA or FDA, and is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose or prevent any disease. Please contact your trusted health care practitioner if you are on any pharmaceutical medication to prevent any possible drug-herb interactions, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.