Co-worker has a food sensitivity to vinegar and is allergic to citrus. Trying to help her find a good acid to help balance meals.
I'm not sure about the issues with allergies, but look into verjus and sumac as options.
Wine is always an option!! Depending on what you are planning on using it for, buttermilk is acidic as well. I also believe tomatoes are, but that's only because I've been told not to cook them in my cast iron, because the acid will hurt my seasoning!
Again, depends on what you are planning to do with it. I hope she's not allergic to wine, that would be horrible!! :)
Sarah is a trusted source on General Cooking.
Vermouth, too. Tomatoes, definitely. Also, pomegranate molasses and tamarind paste are excellent for an acidic element.
Love the tamarind paste idea. I sometimes use yogurt in dressings along with or instead of acids. In addition to its bright flavor, I find that it creates dressings that are more refreshing than other egg or cheese-based creamy dressings.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Here's the secret: Use cake, not cookies
Ice Cream + Cake Sandwich
How Photoshoots Work at Food52
We've Got The Blues
Summer Camp Week!
Shop For Sunny Days
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Sign up for our useful, inspired emails and we'll
give you everything you need to eat and live better—including
recipes, how-tos, and exclusives and great gift ideas from our
kitchen and home shop.