flavor food with

flavor (something) with (something)

To add something, such as a spice or an herb, to a dish to enhance or improve its flavor. I'm begging you, please don't flavor the guacamole with cilantro—I hate the taste of it. My Italian relatives love to flavor everything with garlic.
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flavor food with something

to season a food with something. He flavors his gravy with a little sage. Can you flavor the soup with a little less pepper next time?
See also: flavor, food
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Washington, March 20 ( ANI ): A new study has found that teaching people how to flavor food with and herbs is considerably more effective at lowering salt intake.