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Seasonings

Seasonings

seasoning.jpgSeasoning is the process of adding salt, herbs, or spices to food to enhance the flavor.

Seasonings include herbs and spices, which are themselves frequently referred to as "seasonings."  However, Larousse Gastronomique states that "to season and to flavor are not the same thing," insisting that seasoning includes a large or small amount of salt being added to a preparation. Salt may be used to draw out water, or to magnify a natural flavor of a food making it richer or more delicate, depending on the dish. This type of procedure is akin to curing. For instance, sea salt (a coarser-grained salt) is rubbed into chicken, lamb, and beef to tenderize the meat and improve flavor. Other seasonings like black pepper and basil transfer some of their flavor to the food. A well designed dish may combine seasonings that complement each other.

In addition to the choice of herbs and seasoning, the timing of when flavors are added will affect the food that is being cooked.

In some cultures, meat may be seasoned by pouring sauce over the dish at the table. A variety of seasoning techniques exist in various cultures.

Infused oils are also used for seasoning.

  • Frontier Seasonings

    FRONTIER ORGANIC TANDOORI MASALA 51g

    $5.99
    Frontier Organic Tandori Masala Seasoning 51g. A mixture of spices specifically for use with a tandoor, or clay oven, in traditional north Indian, Pakistani and Afghan cooking. Tandoori masala is used extensively with dishes such as Tandoori chicken.
    $5.99
  • Frontier Seasonings

    Frontier Organics Taco Seasoning

    $3.99
    Frontier Organics Taco Seasoning 66gIngredients: Onion, Chili Peppers (May Contain Silicon Dioxide), Yellow Corn Flour, Garlic, Paprika (May Contain Silicon Dioxide), Cumin, Tomato Powder, Oregano, Citric Acid, Silicon Dioxide, Cayenne (May Contain...
    $3.99
  • Frontier Seasonings

    FRONTIER RAS EL HANOUT 51g

    $5.99
    Frontier Organic Ras El Hanout SeasoningIngredients: Organic Coriander, Organic Turmeric, Organic Cardamom, Sea Salt, Organic Black Pepper, Organic Clove, Organic Cinnamon, Organic Nutmeg.Product Notes: An organic blend of robust, spicy seasonings for...
    $5.99
  • Frontier Seasonings

    FRONTIER THYME LEAF 18G

    $4.99
    Frontier Organic, Kosher Thyme leaves 18g. A little lemony and decidedly distinctive, thyme is a crucial ingredient in Mediterranean cuisine. You'll find it in soups and sauces, vegetable and meat dishes, as well as classic spice blends like bouquet...
    $4.99
  • Takaokaya Japan

    FURIKAKE NORI KATSUO MIRIN 55 g

    $4.29
    Nori Ebi FurikakeJapanese Topping Mix - Seaweed & Shrimp For steamed rice, salads, soups, pasta and sushi rolls. Furikake is a Japanese topping which usually is a mixture of dried bonito, sesame seeds, salt, sliced or seasoned seaweed, etc...
    $4.29
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    Rotary Foods

    GADO GADO BUMBU DRESSING BLOCK

    $2.99
    ROTARY BUMBU GADO GADO DRESSING BLOCK 200g. Ingredients: Peanuts, onion, sugar, salt.Directions: Cut block into slices, and mix them well with about 150 cc of boiling water.
    $2.99
  • Aunt Patty's

    GLORYBEE TAMARIND PUREE 12oz

    $9.99
    AUNT PATTY'S TAMARIND PASTETamarind, a fruit-like legume, has pods that grow on large evergreen trees in Mexico, India, Asia, and Africa. The pulp surrounding the seeds in the pods is scraped and the paste is used in cooking. Tamarind contains tartaric...
    $9.99
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    Frontier Seasonings

    GRAINS OF PARADISE 64G

    $6.85
    Imagine one little seed that tastes like a combination of a mild black pepper, ginger, cardamom and coriander. Warm, spicy, a tad bitter, Grains of Paradise have a full, delicious taste and a lovely, citrus aroma. Traditionally used in Middle Eastern and...
    $6.85
  • Frontier Seasonings

    GROUND CUMIN SEED 53g

    $5.49
    Frontier Kosher Ground Cumin seeds 53g. Suggested Uses: A primary ingredient in curry and garam masala blends, cumin seasons many ethnic dishes. Latin American soups and stews are flavored with cumin, as are Mexican meat, bean and rice dishes. While...
    $5.49
  • Hei Jin

    HARMONIOUS SOY SAUCE

    $35.99
    A joint venture between the Piran Salt Pans in Slovenia and Taiwanese artisans, this soy sauce is fermented and brewed in terra cotta jars by a traditional method using only black soybeans and no preservatives or GMOs. Our farmers mix the beans with salt...
    $35.99