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Cole slaw - cause of funny taste?

Made a basic Cole slaw yesterday, and it tasted fine.
Today I added some fruit, veg & nut garnishes and went to have a bit as a snack and it tasted odd, but I couldn't identify the flavor.
I wondered if was the garnishes or caraway seeds in the dressing.
Then realized it resembled the smell of cooked cabbage.
Does anyone know the source? Could the cabbage be old and giving off that characteristic brassica family smell? How to fix, if possible?

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

asked 12 months ago

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Micki Balder

Micki is a software engineer at Food52

added 12 months ago

Hi Nancy! Can you elaborate on what you added?

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Nancy

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added 12 months ago

Apple, bell pepper, golden raisin, walnut pieces, lemon juice.

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Micki Balder

Micki is a software engineer at Food52

added 12 months ago

Hm, very strange. I'm not quite sure what the culprit could be, but my suggestion would be to start tinkering! Maybe try adding a sweet vinegar like apple cider or red wine vinegar to try and counteract the weird flavor?

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Nancy

Nancy is a trusted home cook.

added 12 months ago

Agree it's strange. Never encountered before. Thanks for ideas; yes will tinker with ir.

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