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1Salt, herbs, or spices added to food to enhance the flavour:‘a dash of lemon juice and seasoning’[count noun] ‘add the seasonings and the soy sauce’
flavouring, salt and pepper, herbs, spices, condiments, dressing, relishView synonyms
- ‘Add a seasoning of nutmeg, the orange juice and salt and pepper.’
- ‘Put half the flour in a large bowl and season with Creole seasoning, salt and pepper.’
- ‘It contained many seasonings, low salt food items, and lists the store where they can be found.’
- ‘In Britain, food regulations currently allow only herbs, spices and vegetable seasonings to be irradiated.’
- ‘Add the sherry and chopped dill to the remaining sauce and check the seasoning.’
- ‘Despite the Italian seasoning, however, this remains a typically Scandinavian dish.’
- ‘Adjust the seasoning with salt or sugar, if needed.’
- ‘Add seasonings like garlic and ginger first, followed by meat, then vegetables.’
- ‘Another approach to lamb cookery is to use strongly flavoured seasonings.’
- ‘In a separate bowl, cover cassava with Cajun seasoning, salt and olive oil.’
- ‘She applied spices and herbs and added some other liquid seasonings.’
- ‘To maintain the original taste of the meat, chefs don't add any seasonings.’
- ‘To this end he also makes sausages flavoured with fancy herbs and seasonings.’
- ‘I'm not a fan of hiding flavors with heavy sauces or using too many herbs or seasonings.’
- ‘Try different sauces, marinades, seasonings and other ingredients.’
- ‘Taste and adjust the seasoning with salt, pepper and either lemon juice or wine vinegar.’
- ‘Another way to increase appetite is to add flavor to wholesome foods using spices, sauces and seasonings.’
- ‘Check the seasoning again and then transfer the sauce to a flat oven dish.’
- ‘Add the tamarind juice to the seasonings with salt.’
- ‘Cayenne, a spicy seasoning used in subtropical cuisines, represents Spanish and Afro-Caribbean influences.’
2The process of adjusting the moisture content of wood to make it more suitable for use as timber:‘the outside may be notably drier in the intermediate stages of seasoning’
- ‘The technology involves the seasoning of wood with chemicals.’
- ‘Many quality-conscious wine-makers will pay a premium for wood dried in the open air, however, and an increasing number of them actually select and buy their own wood in advance of seasoning.’
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