Tips for Seasoning Your Foods
Food Seasoning is a very important aspect of cooking. It doesn’t matter if you’re a new cook or an experienced cook, accurate seasoning of foods may still be a challenge. Proper seasoning of your food is the key to taking your tasteless meal to a restaurant-esque meal.
So, if you need to kick your meals up a notch, these tips on seasoning your food are here to assist you.
Always Add Salt and Pepper
Salt and pepper are indispensable in meals. Even with proper use of other seasonings, if salt and pepper are skipped, the flavor of your food will never be the same. Salt improves the flavor of the other seasonings in your dish. Just watch out for the quantity you add especially for dishes that are high in sodium content.
Pepper as well does a great job of improving the taste of dishes.
All Brands are Uniquely Made
If you’re not well-stocked on the spice cabinet, this can be a little expensive to procure, but while on it, quality ought to be your watchword. While cheap spices might save you money initially, they will not compare to the more quality brands in terms of what they bring to your dishes.
Also importantly, check the expiration dates of the spices you purchase. Expired spiced might not likely make you sick, but they are sure to lose their potency.
Re-seasoning Your Food is Part of it
It’s hard to really tell the taste of your meal until you’ve tasted it for yourself. While some cooks don’t believe in tasting their meals while cooking, it is imperative to taste meals before plating it. The only way to tell if your dishes have enough salt or if you forgot to add Maggi (แม็กกี้, which is the term in Thai) or any other spice is to give it a try. You don’t want your meal to turn out boring after your time in the kitchen. So, taste it and add what’s missing if any.