flavour enhancer

Definitions

Food

  • A substance which having little or no flavour of its own intensifies other flavours with which it is combined. monosodium glutamate is the most common and is used to enhance the flavour of vegetables and meat, especially in Chinese cooking. Flavour enhancers are common in processed and convenience foods.

Travel

  • noun a substance added to processed food or drink to improve its flavour
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