Flavour Bombs

Flavour Bombs

These are my ‘secret weapon’ ingredients for making my simple recipes taste AMAZING with only a handful of ingredients.

At the risk of giving away all my secrets you’ll notice that all my recipes include at least one (or more) of these.

ROAST NUTS

Walnuts
Almonds
Peanuts
Cashews
Pine Nuts
Pecans
Pistachios
Macadamias
Hazelnuts

SPRINKLES

Sea Salt Flakes
Dukkah
Shichimi Togarashi (Japanese spice blend)
Furakake (Another Japanese sprinkle)
Magic Crunchy Smoky Sprinkle
Za’atar (Middle Eastern Spice Blend)
Toasted Sesame Seeds
Gremolata

CITRUS

Lemon Zest
Lemon Juice
Lime Juice
Lime Zest
Preserved Lemon

SAUCES

Worcestershire Sauce
Pesto
Hummus
Tabasco
Mayonnaise
Soy Sauce
Miso Paste
Dijon Mustard
See my A-Z of Sauces for the complete list.

CHEESE

Parmesan
Feta
Goats Cheese
Blue Cheese

LEAFY HERBS

Flat Leaf Parsley
Mint
Basil
Coriander (Cilantro)
Chives
Tarragon

CURED MEAT

Bacon
Proscuitto
Ham
Salami
Chorizo

DELI

Olives
Capers
Anchovies

What about you?

Have any flavour-exploding ingredients you love? Share below – I’m always on the lookout for new ideas.

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