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1001 Uses. One Spoon.

Easily prepare an array of culinary creations that will explode with spicy, multi-dimensional flavor. 

Chinese Chile Crisp

The flavors of China are just a spoon away with oo'mämē. 

This perfect blend of traditional ingredients will spice up your favorite dishes. 

Mexican Chile Crisp

Spice up your favorite dishes with the authentic, chunky goodness of oo'mämē.

Indian Chile Crisp

Layers and layers of flavors and texture transform any dish in ways that curry powder can't dream of. Stir it in and wait for the mealtime meteor shower.

Moroccan Chile Crisp

Unleash an explosion of spicy umami...crispy chiles, crunchy almonds and the sweet finish of zesty ginger, fragrant orange peel and jammy figs.

Our global chile crisps give anyone the ability to prepare mouth-watering food.

Umami is the fifth taste and amplifies how we experience sweet, sour, salty, and bitter. Think of it as the conductor that makes all of the flavors sing in harmony.

I created Fifth Taste Foods™ to put the power of oo’mämē in everyone’s kitchen. Our goal is to empower cooks, regardless of experience level, to prepare and enjoy great tasting, spicy flavor from around the world.  oo'mämē–the ultimate global chile crisp–is your secret ingredient to connect with the people you love

– Mark Engel  |  Founder + CEO

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spice it up with oo'mämē®

1001 Uses. One Spoon.

Our artisanal, all-natural chile crisps are the perfect condiment or hot sauce alternative to pair with your favorite dishes. For details on how to elevate your favorite condiment with oo'mämē, visit our recipe pages.

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Yogurt & Sour Cream

Add oo'mämē to yogurt, sour cream and crème fraiche for some global flavor flair.

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Nut Butters

Broaden your horizons past cashew, almond, and peanut butters by adding a spoonful of oo'mämē.

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Honey

Add oo'mämē to some honey to create a spicy sauce, dip, or zesty glaze.

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Mayo

Turn your plain mayo into spicy, gourmet aioli.

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Ketchup

Spice up your basic condiments with a spoon and a stir.

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Salad Dressing

Bring some seasoned sass to salad time by adding oo’mämē to everyday dressing.

see what people are saying

I have fried with the oil, marinated with the other ingredients, barbecued, braised, and baked with it. oo'mämē has transformed my kitchen. My family says they feel like they're in a restaurant. I'd go on more but I've got to go cook dinner.

— Bob Tamsky

There was left over pasta in my fridge when I got home last night and I made two bowls of “peanut sauce pasta.” One Chinese and one Mexican. It was the simplest and most delicious thing I have made in a long while with only 3 things. Then I mixed it with some plain hummus and boom – really, really great addition to many dishes.

— Brett Tintera, Two Men and a Garden

The Chinese Chile Infusion is truly a unique product! Better than Sriracha, Sambal, and Hoisin combined. oo'mämē is my new secret ingredient as it elevates my simple, everyday dishes to another dimension!

— Sandra McCormick

I put this stuff on everything I eat!

— Rick Ryan

The Mexican oo'mämē is a condiment of wonder. Every taste offers up a little mystery to compliment whatever I put it on. A little spicy, a little sweet, a little nutty, and a little something I can't name. I endeavor to use it in as many dishes as I possibly can.

— Rashda Buttar

Best New Condiment! Oo'mämē adds so much flavor to my basic everyday meals. I love the extra kick it gives. Makes cooking fast and easy!

Katherine Sleckman