One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘For instance, a little sourness from lime or lemon juice in a stir-fry will emphasise saltiness and reduce the amount of salt required.’
- ‘It was not remotely greasy and any tendency towards blandness was countered by the saltiness of the feta, while the orange butter sauce saved the whole dish from becoming too dry.’
- ‘French chef Joel Robuchon insists that chips ought to be salted twice: once lightly with finely ground salt, which is absorbed into the surface, and again with sea-salt flakes to add a tangy saltiness.’
- ‘The coarse texture and mild flavour of the beans contrasted nicely with the saltiness of the smoked ham and the richness of the sausage.’
- ‘A ‘flan’ of braised short ribs had a musky, barbecue taste, but I was overwhelmed by its saltiness after a bite or two.’
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