Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "savoriness" []

  • The property of being savory. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "savoriness" in a sentence
  • "In a nutshell, "umami," basically refers to savoriness - think of chicken broth, or a meat loaf, or cheese sauce, and is generally considered to be the fifth taste, after sweet, salt, bitter and sour."
  • "Sweetness from onion and grapes balances the savoriness, which is enhanced from the salsa's beef broth and chicken glace."
  • "Umami translates somewhat ambiguously to "savoriness," though I'd describe it instead as a round, full flavor-the sort of sensation we experience when tasting Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, soy sauce, or mushrooms."