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condiments [3]click to hear

Natural or artificial substances used in cooking to bring out the flavor in a dish or to complement it.
condiments [3] coarse salt table salt sea salt plum sauce wasabi mango chutney ketchup sambal oelek harissa

coarse salt click to hear

This somewhat refined version is sometimes used in cooking or to sweat vegetables and preserve foods.

table salt click to hear

A standard table condiment and also commonly used in cooking, it is always refined.

sea salt click to hear

Unlike rock salt, which is whiter and comes from the subsoil, this usually grayish salt is derived from seawater through evaporation.

plum sauce click to hear

Sweet-and-sour Chinese sauce primarily served with deep-fried or roasted dishes, such as pork and roast duck.

wasabi click to hear

Its very pungent taste enhances meat and fish dishes, such as Japanese sushi and sashimi.

mango chutney click to hear

Thick sweet-and-sour relish, originating in India and made with mangoes, sugar and vinegar; it can be served with a variety of dishes.

ketchup click to hear

Medium spicy, traditionally English tomato purée made from numerous different recipes.

sambal oelek click to hear

Very spicy Indonesian sauce made from chiles; it is used as a flavoring ingredient, condiment or hors d’oeuvre sauce.

harissa click to hear

This chile-based purée is very popular in the Middle East and North Africa; it is used as is or mixed with broth and is a key ingredient in couscous.