Do you know what a condiment is? If not, I’ll tell you. A condiment is a powder or liquid that we add to food (after its cooked) to enhance the flavour of the food.
Look below to learn some idioms and expressions about condiments and sauces.
Mustard is a spicy yellow sauce made from crushed seeds. It can be used to flavour food or as a sauce on say a hot dog.
Salt is a white crystally substance that we use to season our food. It’s also used to cure/preserve food.
FUN FACT – On a dinner table, you’ll often find the seasoning pepper along with salt, they come as a pair. When referring to them, we always say ‘salt and pepper’ not ‘pepper and salt’. We call these irreversible binominals.
Irreversible binomials are two words which are usually joined by the words `and` or `or`. These form a phrase with a fixed order that cannot be changed. You can learn more about them here.