Foods and Seasonings
Seasonings include herbs and spices, which are themselves frequently referred to as "seasonings". However, In some cultures, meat may be seasoned by pouring over the dish at the table. A variety of seasoning techniques exist in various cultures. Seasoning means bringing out or intensifying the natural flavor of the food without changing it. Seasonings are usually added near the end of the cooking period. The most common seasonings are salt, pepper, and acids (such as lemon juice). When seasonings are used properly, they cannot be tasted; their job is to heighten the flavors of the original ingredients.