Nomcast Onions Special Part 3: Umami

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The tricky world of tastes explodes with flavour as we unpack the joys of sweet, salty, bitter and sour … and new kid on the block, umami. We look at how cooks around the world carefully layer up flavours to create rich, satisfying and compelling dishes. Pass the pepper. View the quiz answers, credits and lesson ideas here.

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Free Australian Curriculum-aligned lesson plans, springboards and activities for Yr 3-6.

Nomcast Onions Special Part 3: Umami

Yr Level

Learning Area

Curriculum Code
Extra Sensory
8 9
Science
ACSHE134 ACSHE136 ACSSU175 ACSHE157 ACSHE160
Nomcast Onions Special Part 3: Umami
Extra Sensory
Yr Level
8 9
Learning Area
Science
Curriculum Code
ACSHE134 ACSHE136 ACSSU175 ACSHE157 ACSHE160

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Enough carrot juice can turn your skin yellowish orange. But you’d have to down about three large carrot’s worth a day for a few weeks for it work.