Umami Burger COO Gregg Frazer talks everything umami, fast casual dining and the newest additions to their menu.
Authentic Black Bean Recipe by Gregory
Perfectly tender and deeply seasoned with garlic, onions, peppers, and bay leaf, these authentic black beans take a while to cook, but are totally worth it.
A classic Spanish rice dish, grilled paella has wow factor to spare. This version is rich and smoky with chorizo, tomato, and paprika, savory from chicken broth and onions, fragrant with saffron and garlic, and packed with chicken, shrimp, and mussels.
Homemade mayonnaise is surprisingly easy to make, and since it tastes so much better than store-bought, it may sway even avowed mayo-haters. Plus, you can turn it into all sorts of other sauces and dips.
Alfajores, popular throughout South America, deserve more widespread fame. The shortbread-like cookies are super tender and delicately crumbly thanks to cornstarch, and the dulce de leche sandwiching them together is smooth, sweet, and creamy-caramelly.
Pressure Cooker Cola-Braised Beef Short Ribs
These braised beef short ribs are ready in just 30 minutes thanks to the pressure cooker method. The cola in the rich gravy doesn't overpower, but perfectly balances soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and the spices in the rub.