Natural Umami boosts flavor in two ways.
A) Glutamate x Inosinate
(All foods x Fish & Meat)
B) Glutamate x Guanylate (GMP)
(All foods x Dried Shiitake)
The drying and rehydrating process of Shiitake produces ""Guanylate,"" a natural Umami booster. Guanylate amplifies the Umami taste of all foods.