IDEAS FOR ADDING FLAVOUR TO YOUR FOODDried 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.
FishAllspice, tarragon, tartar sauce, lime, salsa, bay leaves, cayenne pepper, dill, parsley, lemon juice, curry powder
ChickenDill, garlic, ginger, marjoram, paprika, parsley, tarragon, orange, lemon, oregano, Cajun spice, curry paste, pesto, cook in sauces, cranberry.
LambBasil, fennel, marjoram, mint, onion, apricots, rosemary, redcurrant, garlic, soya sauce.
PorkCoves, garlic, ginger, sage, thyme, apple, pineapple, soya sauce, mustard, apricot, leek.
BeefBay leaves, black pepper, chilli, tomato, mustard, horseradish, Worcester sauce, garlic, peppercorn.
VealTarragon, bay leaves.
Omelette or scrambled eggCayenne or black pepper, chilli, chives, paprika, tarragon, green/red pepper, cheese, tomato, bacon, parsley.
PotatoesStrong cheese, bay leaves, black pepper, dill, garlic, mint, nutmeg, parsley, onion, yoghurt, chives, chilli powder, Cajun spice, mixed herbs.
RiceBay leaves, cardamom, coriander, garlic, turmeric, nutmeg, green/red pepper, egg, saffron, stock cubes.
PastaPesto and other stir through sauces, garlic, basil, black pepper, tomato, strong cheese, stock cubes.
NoodlesSoya sauce, stock cubes, stir in sauces.
Dill, oregano, basil, black pepper, yoghurt, lemon juice, olives, chives, dressings, fruit e.g. orange, apple, nectarine, feta or blue cheese, vinaigrette, mayonnaise.
Black pepper, lemon, mint, gravy.
Thyme, black pepper, cumin, orange juice.
Basil, marjoram, oregano, onion, black pepper, salt, mozzarella cheese.