Taste Ideas

IDEAS FOR ADDING FLAVOUR TO YOUR FOOD
Dried and fresh herbs, spices, fruit, vegetables or other strongly flavoured foods may be used in cooking to bring out the flavour of dishes. They can be useful if for example, you are experiencing some loss of taste. Avoid spicy or acidic flavours if your mouth is sore.
Food
Try Using
Fish
Allspice, tarragon, tartar sauce, lime, salsa, bay leaves, cayenne pepper, dill, parsley, lemon juice, curry powder
Chicken
Dill, garlic, ginger, marjoram, paprika, parsley, tarragon, orange, lemon, oregano, Cajun spice, curry paste, pesto, cook in sauces, cranberry.
Lamb
Basil, fennel, marjoram, mint, onion, apricots, rosemary, redcurrant, garlic, soya sauce.
Pork
Coves, garlic, ginger, sage, thyme, apple, pineapple, soya sauce, mustard, apricot, leek.
Beef
Bay leaves, black pepper, chilli, tomato, mustard, horseradish, Worcester sauce, garlic, peppercorn.
Veal
Tarragon, bay leaves.
Omelette or scrambled egg
Cayenne or black pepper, chilli, chives, paprika, tarragon, green/red pepper, cheese, tomato, bacon, parsley.
Potatoes
Strong cheese, bay leaves, black pepper, dill, garlic, mint, nutmeg, parsley, onion, yoghurt, chives, chilli powder, Cajun spice, mixed herbs.
Rice
Bay leaves, cardamom, coriander, garlic, turmeric, nutmeg, green/red pepper, egg, saffron, stock cubes.
Pasta
Pesto and other stir through sauces, garlic, basil, black pepper, tomato, strong cheese, stock cubes.
Noodles
Soya sauce, stock cubes, stir in sauces.
Salads
Dill, oregano, basil, black pepper, yoghurt, lemon juice, olives, chives, dressings, fruit e.g. orange, apple, nectarine, feta or blue cheese, vinaigrette, mayonnaise.
Green vegetables
Black pepper, lemon, mint, gravy.
Carrot
Thyme, black pepper, cumin, orange juice.
Tomato
Basil, marjoram, oregano, onion, black pepper, salt, mozzarella cheese.
Peppers, tomato, courgette, sweet potato
Roasted in the oven with oil and garlic or herbs.

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