Natural or artificial substances used in cooking to bring out the flavor in a dish or to complement it.
Made from sprouted barley juice, it is much too strong for salad dressings; it is used instead to make mixed pickles and chutneys.
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.
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.
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
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.