List of condiments

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Various salsas
Various grades of U.S. maple syrup, a type of syrup

A condiment is an edible food, such as a sauce, that is added to some foods to impart a particular flavor, enhance its flavor,[1] or in some cultures, to complement the dish. The term originally described pickled or preserved foods, but has shifted meaning over time.[2] Many diverse condiments exist in various countries, regions and cultures. This list includes notable worldwide condiments.

Condiments[edit]

Biber salçası ("pepper paste") is a part of cuisines of Anatolia
Vegetables served with a green goddess dressing dip
Guacamole is an avocado-based dip that originated with the Aztecs in Mexico.[3]
Ketchup is a sweet and tangy sauce, typically made from tomatoes, vinegar, a sweetener, and assorted seasonings and spices.
Mostarda is an Italian condiment made of candied fruit and a mustard-flavored syrup.
Three relishes here accompany Nshima (top right), a cornmeal product in African cuisine
Traditional Korean soy sauce
Various vinegars

Bangladesh[edit]

British[edit]

Cumberland sauce atop duck confit crepes
A mass-produced brand of pickled walnuts

Chilean[edit]

Ají with lime

Chinese[edit]

Shacha sauce with coriander

Georgian[edit]

Greek[edit]

Taramasalata with garnishes

Indian[edit]

Indian mixed pickle, containing lotus root, lemon, carrot, green mango, green chilis, and other ingredients
Mirchi ka salan (left) and dahi chutney (right) served as side dishes for Hyderabadi biryani
A cucumber and mint raita

Iranian[edit]

Torshi Liteh made with Vineger, eggplants and herbs

Japanese[edit]

Ponzu shoyu (ponzu sauce mixed with soy sauce) and tuna steak
Prepared wasabi

Korean[edit]

Doenjang containing whole soybeans
Saeujeot in the front and various jeotgal being sold at Gyeongdong Market, Seoul, Korea

Pakistani[edit]

Philippine[edit]

Thai[edit]

At top is nam phrik pla salat pon, a hot sauce in Thai cuisine. It is served here with a selection of raw vegetables in Khorat, Thailand.

United States[edit]

Vietnamese[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Merriam-Webster: Definition of condiment". Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved October 23, 2011. 
  2. ^ Smith, Andrew F. (May 1, 2007). The Oxford companion to American food and drink. Oxford University Press. pp. 144–146. ISBN 978-0-19-530796-2. Retrieved March 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ Zeldes, Leah A. (November 4, 2009). "Eat this! Guacamole, a singing sauce, on its day". Dining Chicago. Chicago's Restaurant & Entertainment Guide, Inc. Retrieved November 5, 2009. 

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