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A substance, such as an extract or spice, that imparts flavor.


(ˈfleɪ vər ɪŋ)

a substance used to give a particular flavor to food or drink: vanilla flavoring.
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Noun1.flavoring - something added to food primarily for the savor it impartsflavoring - something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
cola extract - a flavoring extracted from the kola nut
anchovy paste - paste made primarily of anchovies; used in sauces and spreads
fixings, ingredient - food that is a component of a mixture in cooking; "the recipe lists all the fixings for a salad"
bouillon cube - a cube of evaporated seasoned meat extract
condiment - a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments"
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
table salt, common 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; used fresh as a seasoning especially in Asian cookery
peppercorn, pepper - pungent seasoning from the berry of the common pepper plant of East India; use whole or ground
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
ail, garlic - 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
cardamum, cardamom, cardamon - aromatic seeds used as seasoning like cinnamon and cloves especially in pickles and barbecue sauces
red pepper, cayenne, cayenne pepper - 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; used in making gin
saffron - dried pungent stigmas of the Old World saffron crocus
benniseed, sesame seed - small oval seeds of the sesame plant
caraway seed - aromatic seeds of the caraway plant; used widely as seasoning
poppy seed - small grey seed of a poppy flower; used whole or ground in baked items
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; often used in Chinese cooking; "food manufacturers sometimes list MSG simply as `artificial flavors' in ingredient lists"
vanilla bean - long bean-like fruit; seeds are used as flavoring
vanilla extract, vanilla - a flavoring prepared from vanilla beans macerated in alcohol (or imitating vanilla beans)
sweetener, sweetening - 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; used in West Indian cooking


A substance that imparts taste:
chất tạo mùi vị


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The main reason most products need flavoring is that these products go through massive processing and end up losing taste.
The natural seltzers contain only carbonated triple-filtered water and natural flavoring, in lemon or lime.
Soy sauce, fresh ginger, fresh garlic, fresh cilantro, green onions, soy bean sprouts, chopped peanuts, and chopped mushrooms are popular flavoring ingredients, especially if you'd like your meal to have an Asian flare.
The remaining chapters cover flavoring materials, flavoring material made by processing, artificial flavoring materials, flavor potentiators, flavorists and flavor creation, flavor production, flavor applications, flavor legislation and religious dietary rules, and quality control.
But she also believes that flavoring syrups, which account for $100 million in total sales annually, are still undiscovered beyond the West Coast, even though the product is now available throughout the U.
The process involves the use of a nonsweet carbohydrate bulking agent to prepare a savory flavor granule simulating conventional flavoring, spices and seasonings.
The usual alternative is "natural flavor," which should be called "non-butter flavor," because the major difference is the absence of butter flavoring.
A variety of flavoring methods and delivery systems are used by the tea manufacturer to incorporate flavor onto tea.
VEGETARIAN: most desserts, except for flavors made with miniature marshmallows, creamy marshmallow flavoring (the swirl in some of the flavors), marshmallow topping