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In western cooking, salt and pepper are considered the standard seasoning. What combination of spices is considered the standard in other cultures?

Asked by ragingloli (47004points) 5 days ago

For example, could MSG be considered a basic seasoning in Asia?

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rebbel's avatar

Salt, olive oil, lemon.
Greek seasoning.

janbb's avatar

Salt is also used in Indian cooking. Other major seasonings are cardamom, coriander, turmeric, ginger root and cumin.

Love_my_doggie's avatar

^^^ You just reminded me… Where is @Kardamom? I haven’t seen her in ages.

janbb's avatar

@Love_my_doggie She pops up once in a while.

JLeslie's avatar

My Latin American friends and family use salt and garlic in almost everything they cook. Lime is used a lot too.

doyendroll's avatar

Mustard is a gas but I found that this singalong left a strange mouth in my taste The Detroit Wheels Linda Sue Dixon

You’re driving me out of my mind
You send me on a trip, babe, every time
Your name might be Mono So Dium Glutamate yeah
Hey, hey, hey, you’re like MSG to me now
That’s your initials now baby

You make me feel sounds other people can’t see
It’s been that way since you laid the taste bud on me now
Ooh, your name might be Mono So Dium Glutamate oh o maybe
Hey, hey, hey, you’re like MSG to me now
That’s what I’m talkin’ ‘bout

You give hallucination
Big imagination swirl
I’ll be in deep concentration
Mmm oh baby, you’re a sensation
Wanna go out and walk
On the deep blue sea, oh yeah
A mountain wants to climb me but I know I’m too high for me

Ooh, your name might be Mono So Dium Glutamate yeah
Hey, hey, hey, you’re like MSG to me now
That’s what I’m talkin’ ‘bout: karma
Blown outa my mind
(over the food)

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