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japanese sixth sense


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japanese sixth sense

kate | Jan 20, 2000 02:34 PM

I wish I knew more about this, but I hope someone out there will be able to help me. What is the sense that is described in Japanese culture, sort of a sixth sense for the tastebuds, when something tastes so perfect? Or when one flavor matches perfectly with another? I think the word for it is something like "umaji," but I know that's not it.

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