flavoring flavoring  /f ˈleɪ və rɪŋ/


  • (n) something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts


  1. As a flavoring, tea is turning up in upscale chocolates and ice creams.
  2. The company insists, however, that coca leaves are used as a flavoring agent only after removing the illegal cocaine alkaloid.
  3. A sodamaker, for example, would buy vats of flavoring for every batch of a popular drink.


  1. Food for Thought: Kick up the flavor of summertime recipes

    Weekly Food for Thought rail, with items on flavoring food, a quinoa salad recipe and a book review.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The MetroWest Daily News

  2. Healthy Herbs to Grow at Home

    Growing herbs at home is a fun, money-saving hobby that also happens to be good for your health. In addition to flavoring up your favorite dishes, herbs are filled with antioxidants and essential nutrients.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Fox News

  3. The California Cook: A school of anchovies

    Once many years ago I came across a fish vendor at the farmers market with a whole tray full of beautiful fresh anchovies. On a sudden impulse, I bought them all. Real anchovies — the ones that have been packed in salt to last — are an essential flavoring, the garlic of the sea.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times


  1. "Flavoring and packaging them like candy, gum or a fruit roll up," Harper said. "This just isn't right. This practice can't continue. We will not tolerate it."
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Stephen Harper Source: Reuters Canada

  2. "We've provided Linux-enabled storage and archiving for some time now and are pleased to add Red Hat flavoring to our roster of supported infrastructures," said Peter Harvey, CEO of Moonwalk. "As strong believers in providing heterogeneous...
    on Apr 15, 2008 By: Peter Harvey Source: Business Wire (press release)

  3. "Drug dealers who target children by flavoring drugs to taste like candy have sunk to a new low. These dealers need to know that when you prey on our youth, you risk serious prison time. This legislation should make drug dealers think twice about...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Charles Grassley Source: IowaPolitics.com (press release)

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