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condiments [4]click to hear

Natural or artificial substances used in cooking to bring out the flavor in a dish or to complement it.
condiments [4] malt vinegar wine vinegar balsamic vinegar rice vinegar apple cider vinegar

malt vinegar click to hear

Made from sprouted barley juice, it is much too strong for salad dressings; it is used instead to make mixed pickles and chutneys.

wine vinegar click to hear

White wine vinegar is less fragrant than the red; the former goes well with fish and seafood while the latter brings out the flavor of blander foods.

balsamic vinegar click to hear

Well-known condiment made from sweet white grapes and aged in wooden casks; its low acidity makes it ideal for use in salads or in hot foods.

rice vinegar click to hear

It is made from fermented rice wine and is very popular in Asian cooking; the Japanese version is sweet while the Chinese one is spicier.

apple cider vinegar click to hear

Cider-based product whose strong taste makes it unsuitable for salads; it is used primarily for deglazing or as an ingredient in fish and seafood dishes.