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An ingredient is a substance that forms part of a mixture (in a general sense). Many commercial products contain a secret ingredient that is purported to make them better than competing products. In the pharmaceutical industry, an active ingredient is that part of a formulation that yields the effect required by the customer.

In the food context, an ingredient refers to any substance or component that is used to make a dish or recipe. Ingredients can be foods, liquids, spices, or other substances that are combined to create a finished dish. Here are some examples of common ingredients:

  1. Flour
  2. Sugar
  3. Salt
  4. Pepper
  5. Oil (such as vegetable oil, olive oil, or coconut oil)
  6. Butter
  7. Eggs
  8. Milk
  9. Cheese
  10. Meat (such as chicken, beef, pork, or fish)
  11. Vegetables (such as carrots, broccoli, or onions)
  12. Fruits (such as apples, bananas, or berries)
  13. Herbs (such as basil, rosemary, or thyme)
  14. Spices (such as cinnamon, cumin, or paprika)
  15. Baking powder
  16. Baking soda
  17. Yeast
  18. Vinegar
  19. Soy sauce
  20. Worcestershire sauce

Ingredients can be used in various ways to create different flavors, textures, and aromas in a dish. They can be combined in different proportions or prepared using different cooking techniques to create a wide range of recipes. Understanding the function of each ingredient can help to create successful dishes and recipes.

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