Skip the full-on sugar rush. Everything we once thought about what it means to be sweet is off the table. Sweetness is being balanced with unexpected flavors—even umami. Japanese for “deliciousness,” umami is a deeply savory taste found in foods like meats, tomatoes, mushrooms, and miso. To deliver a truly unique taste experience, blend sweet caramel with the umami taste of miso.
Miso, a traditional Japanese fermented paste is salty, earthy, and of course loaded with umami flavor. Combining miso with caramel creates a layered, satisfying profile that adds complexity to sweet and savory applications alike.
An evolution of salted caramel, miso caramel is making an appearance on menus, in retail, and recipes globally. Examples include:
Try our miso caramel and miso caramel pork skewer recipes.
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