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ingredient in Cooking topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishingredientin‧gre‧di‧ent /ɪnˈɡriːdiənt/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 DFFDFCone of the foods that you use to make a particular food or dish Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl. The food is home-cooked using fresh ingredients.2 CHARACTER/PERSONALITYPARTa quality you need to achieve something John has all the ingredients of a great player. Investment in new product development is an essential ingredient of corporate success.3 active ingredientCOLLOCATIONSadjectivesfreshAll the ingredients we use are fresh, and bought locally.naturalWe use only natural ingredients in our products.artificialNowadays much of what we eat contains artificial ingredients.the main ingredientThe main ingredient of the sauce is tomatoes.a basic ingredient (=an important ingredient)This mixture of spices is a basic ingredient of the curry sauce.the remaining ingredients (=the ingredients that are added later when you are preparing a dish)Add all of the remaining ingredients and mix well.verbsuse ingredientsMany recipes in this book use Chinese ingredients.combine the ingredients (=mix them together)Combine all the ingredients to form a smooth dough.add ingredientsAdd the other ingredients and stir thoroughly.stir in/mix in ingredients (=add them by stirring or mixing)Heat the sauce gently, then stir in the remaining ingredients.phrasesa list of ingredientsYou should check the list of ingredients on fruit juice cartons.
Examples from the Corpus
ingredientCoconut is a basic ingredient for many curries and other Asian dishes.The main ingredient was spicy ground pork.The main ingredients can be prepared and frozen in advance.a list of ingredientsWeigh all the ingredients before you start.has ... the ingredients ofPenhaligon's story has all the ingredients of a Victorian melodrama.