from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A substance, such as a relish, vinegar, or spice, used to flavor or complement food.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Something used to enhance the flavor of food; salt or pepper for example.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Something used to give relish to food, and to gratify the taste; a pungment and appetizing substance, as pepper or mustard; seasoning.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Something used to give relish to food; a relish; seasoning; sauce.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment
But it's still a unique, spicy, good eatin 'condiment that is worth a try.
IF the condiment is totally new to you and so you are having trouble deciding what it should taste like, I recommend setting it aside until you have the rice vermicelli made, and then drizzling a little on the noodles and judging from that.
I read later that the chili condiment is made with buffalo hide (yum)
Also, I believe that choosing a condiment is a form of self-expression, and in the context of sandwich eating I express my inner longings through judicious application or withholding of mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, and even barbecue sauce.
Indians rarely if ever use this condiment, which is so essential to the civilized white.
Some varieties of them are dried and used as a condiment, that is, to season or give relish to food, but as they are never used as a vegetable, they are not included here.
For a condiment is a thing which, while itself being eaten, causes other things to be eaten; the meaning of the passage, therefore, is that while death itself is consumed, being a condiment as it were, there is at the same time eaten whatever is flavoured or made palatable by death, and that is the entire world of beings in which the Brahmans and Kshattriyas hold the foremost place.
I'm not saying "Don't use mayonnaise, period!" because in the case of the ebi tempura roll, the condiment was a welcomed complement.
Lamb Steak with Gremolata: Gremolata is a fresh Italian "condiment" that is most frequently used to top meats but is sometimes used on vegetables.
Check out the Mama Says page for cooking tips from a Vietnamese mom with gems like, When bringing home your bottle of fish sauce (or any other kind of condiment), avoid laying them down in the bag or in your car.