Food is imperative for human health and growth. There are many choices of food that people nowadays have such as eating natural food sources such as fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy products, and whole grain or consuming processed food. People mostly try to cook food in their home and sometimes going to restaurants to try different food and cuisines. The food that is prepared both in household kitchens and restaurants require certain ingredients without which the food would not taste good. One of the common ingredients which adds and enhances the food is condiment also known as sauce or spice. There is a wide variety of condiments which are used both during the preparation of meals such as soy and barbecue sauce and after the meals such as ketchup and mustard. The word condiment comes from the Latin language which means ‘seasoning, spice, and sauce’.
A condiment dispenser is an accessory which mostly used in household kitchens and restaurants for dispensing different kinds of condiments. The modern dispensers come in various shapes, sizes, colors, styles, materials, and mechanism to store and pour all kinds of condiments in homes and restaurants. People can choose different styles of dispensers according to the use of condiments in their house. People can buy condiments or even make them at home. Some of the condiments which people should use during and after cooking are
One of the favorite sauce which people of all ages love to have with their meals is ketchup particularly tomato ketchup which is commonly served with French fries and fast foods. The tomato ketchup is also an important ingredient during cooking due to its multiple tastes which include sugary, salty, bitter, sour and umami.
Along with ketchup, mustard is the next most popular condiment. Mustard is not only used as a topping in sandwiches and burgers but also a special ingredient of salad dressings, potato, and green bean salads. There is a different variation of mustard such as yellow mustard, honey mustard, and whole grain mustard.
- Soy sauce
Soy sauce is one of the most versatile condiments used in the preparation of different meals. It is mostly made from a fermented paste of soybeans, roasted grain, and brine. Soy sauce can be added to the prepared meal such as soups and can also be used as an ingredient to make sauces and marinades.
- Barbecue sauce
Nearly everyone loves to have barbecue parties once in a while. The barbecue sauce is applied to the chicken or meat strips and grilled which gives a delicious flavor. The barbecue sauce is mostly available I retail store but can also be prepared at home. The basic recipe to make barbecue sauce involves a tomato base along with vinegar, mayonnaise, onion powder and spices such as mustard and black pepper.
Mayonnaise is another common condiment which is used while making sandwiches and also to dip French fries and fried chicken strips.
As condiments are widely used in households and restaurants, there are companies which are designing and making innovative dispensers which makes it easier to store and use condiments. The new condiment dispensing systems are installed and used in restaurants, office and educational cafeterias. In houses mostly bottle shaped dispensers are used which the people squeeze to pour out the sauces. The household dispensers are shaped like baby bottles and quite practical to use and clean. Some of the things to consider while buying mayonnaise condiment dispenser are
- The bottles or dispensers are used to preserve the condiment and should be fitted with a cap which allows maintaining the taste of the condiment
- The dispenser opening should be wide enough to pour in the contents of the condiments and also to properly clean it after a few
- The dispensers should be non-drip to prevent any accumulation of the contents or remains of the condiments
The condiment or sauce dispensers are usually made from polyethylene which means no matter how many times people squeeze the bottle it will regain its shape. A condiment holder is also available in which people can place the dispenser, the condiment holder is made from stainless steel and has a mirror finish. The advantages of plastic dispensers are
- A bottle styled dispenser is best to pour small amounts of any sauces or condiments
- The long tapered nozzle in front allows to precisely pour the specific amount of condiment and put the cap on to prevent the contents from drying out
- The bottles are easily cleaned and long lasting
- The bottles can also easily be filled from packets or pouches of condiments
- It is lightweight which means even kids can easily use them
About the Author:
Mr. Steve Clarke is currently working as a chef in a local restaurant and ha ten years of cooking experience. He recently decided to share his experience and give valuable insights not only in preparing meals but how to store kitchen ingredients. He tells people to use condiment dispenser as it is very affordable and convenient. People can ask him further questions on his social media accounts.