Seasoning

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Seasoning is the process of adding salts, herbs, or spices to food to enhance the flavour.wikipedia
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Salt

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Seasoning is the process of adding salts, herbs, or spices to food to enhance the flavour.
Salt is one of the oldest and most ubiquitous food seasonings, and salting is an important method of food preservation.

Curing (food preservation)

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This type of procedure is akin to curing.
Curing is any of various food preservation and flavoring processes of foods such as meat, fish and vegetables, by the addition of salt, with the aim of drawing moisture out of the food by the process of osmosis.

Black pepper

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Other seasonings like black pepper and basil transfer some of their flavour to the food.
Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, known as a peppercorn, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning.

Ketchup

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Tomato ketchup is a sweet and tangy sauce now made from tomatoes, sugar, and vinegar, with seasonings and spices.

Caper

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The salted and pickled caper bud (called simply a caper) is often used as a seasoning or garnish.

List of culinary herbs and spices

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Specifically these are food or drink additives of mostly botanical origin used in nutritionally insignificant quantities for flavoring or coloring.

Popcorn seasoning

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Popcorn seasoning can refer to a variety of seasonings that are used to add flavor to popcorn.

Flavor

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Seasoning is the process of adding salts, herbs, or spices to food to enhance the flavour.

Herb

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Seasoning is the process of adding salts, herbs, or spices to food to enhance the flavour.

Spice

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Seasoning is the process of adding salts, herbs, or spices to food to enhance the flavour.

Larousse Gastronomique

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However, Larousse Gastronomique states that "to season and to flavour are not the same thing", insisting that seasoning includes a large or small amount of salt being added to a preparation.

Water

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Salt may be used to draw out water, or to magnify a natural flavour of a food making it richer or more delicate, depending on the dish.

Sea salt

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For instance, sea salt (a coarser-grained salt) is rubbed into chicken, lamb, and beef to tenderize the meat and improve flavour.

Chicken as food

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For instance, sea salt (a coarser-grained salt) is rubbed into chicken, lamb, and beef to tenderize the meat and improve flavour.

Lamb and mutton

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For instance, sea salt (a coarser-grained salt) is rubbed into chicken, lamb, and beef to tenderize the meat and improve flavour.

Beef

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For instance, sea salt (a coarser-grained salt) is rubbed into chicken, lamb, and beef to tenderize the meat and improve flavour.

Basil

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Other seasonings like black pepper and basil transfer some of their flavour to the food.

Infusion

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Infused oils are also used for seasoning.

Olive oil

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Olive oil makes a good infusion base for some herbs, but tends to go rancid more quickly than other oils.

Rancidification

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Olive oil makes a good infusion base for some herbs, but tends to go rancid more quickly than other oils.

Le guide culinaire

Guide CulinaireCulinary Guide
In Le Guide culinaire, Auguste Escoffier divides seasoning and condiments into the following groups:

Auguste Escoffier

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In Le Guide culinaire, Auguste Escoffier divides seasoning and condiments into the following groups: