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Definition of the noun flavouring
What does flavouring mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: flavourings
- something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- alternative spelling: flavoring
- synonyms of flavouring: flavorer / flavourer / seasoner / seasoning
- more generic words: fixings / ingredient = food that is a component of a mixture in cooking
- more specific terms:
- cola extract = a flavoring extracted from the kola nut
- anchovy paste = paste made primarily of anchovies
- bouillon cube = a cube of evaporated seasoned meat extract
- condiment = a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment
- herb = aromatic potherb used in cookery for its savory qualities
- spice = any of a variety of pungent aromatic vegetable substances used for flavoring food
- peppermint oil = oil from the peppermint plant used as flavoring
- spearmint oil = an aromatic oil obtained from the spearmint plant
- lemon oil = fragrant yellow oil obtained from the lemon peel
- oil of wintergreen / wintergreen oil = oil or flavoring obtained from the creeping wintergreen or teaberry plant
- common salt / table salt / salt = white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food
- celery salt = ground celery seed and salt
- garlic salt = ground dried garlic and salt
- onion salt = ground dried onion and salt
- seasoned salt = combination of salt and vegetable extracts and spices and monosodium glutamate
- sour salt = crystals of citric acid used as seasoning
- gingerroot / ginger = pungent rhizome of the common ginger plant
- peppercorn / pepper = pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India
- sassafras = dried root bark of the sassafras tree
- coriander seed / coriander = dried coriander seeds used whole or ground
- fennel seed = aromatic anis-scented seeds
- fenugreek seed / fenugreek = aromatic seeds used as seasoning especially in curry
- garlic / ail = aromatic bulb used as seasoning
- garlic chive = large flat leaves used as chive is used
- mustard seed = black or white seeds ground to make mustard pastes or powders
- nasturtium = flowers and seeds and leaves all used as flavorings
- turmeric = ground dried rhizome of the turmeric plant used as seasoning
- cardamom / cardamon / cardamum = aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
- cayenne pepper / red pepper / cayenne = ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
- chili powder = powder made of ground chili peppers mixed with e.g. cumin and garlic and oregano
- curry powder = pungent blend of cumin and ground coriander seed and turmeric and other spices
- paprika = a mild powdered seasoning made from dried pimientos
- angelica = candied stalks of the angelica plant
- almond extract = flavoring made from almonds macerated in alcohol
- anise seed / aniseed / anise = liquorice-flavored seeds, used medicinally and in cooking and liquors
- juniper berries = berrylike cone of a common juniper
- saffron = dried pungent stigmas of the Old World saffron crocus
- sesame seed / benniseed = small oval seeds of the sesame plant
- caraway seed = aromatic seeds of the caraway plant
- poppy seed = small grey seed of a poppy flower
- dill seed = seed of the dill plant used as seasoning
- celery seed = seed of the celery plant used as seasoning
- lemon extract = a flavoring made from (or imitating) lemons
- monosodium glutamate / MSG = white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor
- vanilla bean = long bean-like fruit
- vanilla extract / vanilla = a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol
- sweetening / sweetener = something added to foods to make them taste sweeter
- mocha = a flavoring made from coffee mixed with chocolate
- cassareep = a flavoring made by boiling down the juice of the bitter cassava
Alternative definition of the noun flavouring
- [British spelling] any product which is added to food in order to change or augment its taste or flavour.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for flavouring
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by Niir Board
Guidelines for the Production and Labelling of Process Flavourings' in which is the definition: 'A thermal process flavouring is a product prepared for its flavouring properties by heating food ingredients ...
Diet Intervention and Autism (2001)
Implementing the Gluten Free and Casein Free Diet for Autistic Children and Adults - A Practical Guide for Parents by Marilyn Le Breton
notes Malt Flavouring is a substance derived from barley hordein. It is allowed by the Coeliac Society as being fine for coeliacs on a gluten free diet, but they note that a few coeliacs are unable to tolerate it. Many parents using the gf/cf diet ...
The Quest for Gaia (2012)
A Book of Changes by Kit Pedler
A food flavouring is an additive and so is a protein. S0, additives can be nutritionally useful or useless. Additives have to be tested by experiment, mainly on animals, to satisfy the law. They are usually looked at for acute toxicity and long term ...
The Epicure (1901)
A well-beaten egg stirred in at the last appreciably increases its nourishing properties, but the flavouring is the crucial point. It should be remembered that chicken takes plenty of salt, and a pleasant relish is imparted by boiling a bunch of ...
Cassell's Family Magazine (1893)
The flavouring is a matter for the individual, and so is the sauce ; a very good one is made from thin melted butter, with a nice jam or fruit jelly mixed in, or some fruit syrup is just as good. The mould should be thickly buttered, and coated with ...
by Shmuel Yannai
Flavouring agent. Cryst.
Flavouring, if wished. Well wash the rice in several waters ; put it into a lined saucepan with cold water to cover it ; bring it to the boil and pour the water off. This helps to burst the rice more quickly. Then pour in the milk and let the rice simmer ...
The flavouring and candied peel might be omitted, and stewed fruit or preserve served instead, with these puddings. Time. — 40 minutes. Average cost, is. Sufficient for 6 puddings. Seasonable at any time. BICE SNOWBALLS (A Pretty Dish for ...
Mongolian English Dictionary (2013)
flavouring, ~ сонирхол taste, interest, ~ сонирхол төрүүлэх ...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)
A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information
flavouring matters. There are three distinct main methods of manufacturing liqueurs.
Peach′ery, ahothouse in which peachesaregrown; Peach′stone, thehardnut enclosing theseed withinthe fruitofthepeach; Peach′wa′ter,a flavouring extractused in cookery, preparedfromthe peach.—adj.Peach′y.—n.Peach′yell ′ows ...
Durorp-English Dictionary (2013)
maggi, a soup flavouring mama (n) mama, a child's name for mother mamaria (v) close, clench (usually a fist); press; hold firm 115 Mm.
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Scrabble value of F4L1A1V4O1U1R1I1N1G2
The value of this 10-letter word is 17 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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