Flavor profiles that pair well in recipes

Karla Everett Recipe

By Karla Everett Karla59

No-Cook or Other

I found this on the internet and thought everyone would find this very useful.

Here is a really neat tool to use when you get stumped in the kitchen when it comes to pairing certain flavors together , this chart will come in quite handy.



various flavors.

Directions Step-By-Step

Almond pairs well with: apple, apricot, banana, caramel, cherry, coffee, fig, honey, orange, peach, pear, plum
Apple pairs well with: caramel, cardamom, chestnut, cinnamon, cranberry, currant, ginger, hazelnut, mango, maple, rosemary, walnut
Apricot pairs well with: almond, black pepper, caramel, cardamom, ginger, hazelnut, honey, orange, peach, vanilla, plum
Asian Pear pairs well with: almond, apple, black pepper, cinnamon, ginger, honey, macadamia, nutmeg, raisin, vanilla
Banana pairs well with: caramel, cherry, chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, ginger, hazelnut, honey, mango, molasses, papaya
Blackberry pairs well with: apricot, black pepper, cinnamon, citrus, hazelnut, lemon, other berries, peach, plum
Blood Orange pairs well with: almond, cardamom, chocolate, cinnamon, clove, fig, ginger, honey, other citrus
Blueberry pairs well with: other berries, cardamom, mango, lemon, hazelnut, ginger, fig, lavender, other citrus
Carrot pairs well with: anise, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, walnut
Cherry pairs well with: apricot, black pepper, chocolate, citrus, nectarine, peach, plum, vanilla
Chestnut pairs well with: apple, caramel, chocolate, coffee, pear, vanilla
Cilantro (coriander) pairs well with: apricot, berries, cherries, citrus, nectarine, peach, plum, tropical fruit
Coconut pairs well with: banana, Brazil nut, caramel, chocolate, citrus, Kaffir leaf, lemongrass, pineapple, other tropical fruits
Cranberry pairs well with: apple, chocolate, cinnamon, citrus, mango, mint, pear
Currants, Black and Red, pairs well with: cassis, chocolate, citrus
Elderberry pairs well with: apricot, fig, honey, lemon, mandarin, other berries, peach, plum
Feijoa pairs well with: banana, berries, cinnamon, citrus, mango, vanilla
Fig pairs well with: almond, black pepper, cinnamon, citrus, hazelnut, pear, vanilla
Ginger pairs well with: almond, apple, apricot, banana, berries, Brazil nut, caramel, chocolate, citrus, coconut, grape, hazelnut, passion fruit, peach, pear, pineapple, plum, tropical fruit
Gooseberry pairs well with: citrus, hazelnut, honey, other berries, white chocolate
Grape pairs well with: chocolate, citrus, ginger, raisin
Grapefruit pairs well with: basil, black pepper, caramel, citrus, mint, rosemary, thyme, tropical fruit, vanilla
Guava pairs well with: citrus, coconut, huckleberry, kaffir leaf, pineapple, strawberry, tropical fruit
Hazelnut pairs well with: apple, apricot, banana, berries, caramel, cherry, chocolate, citrus, fig, mandarin, peach, pear, plum
Kaffir Leaf pairs well with: banana, citrus, coconut, lemongrass, tropical fruit, watermelon
Kiwi pairs well with: apple, banana, berries, cherry, citrus, coconut, mango, tropical fruit
Kumquat pairs well with: berries, cherry, chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, persimmon, plum
Lemon pairs well with: apricot, berries, black pepper, cardamom, cherry, citrus, ginger, nectarine, peach, plum, prickly pear, tropical fruit
Lemongrass pairs well with: cherry, berries, citrus, coconut, ginger, guava, kaffir leaf, coconut, tropical fruit, vanilla
Lime pairs well with: apple, berries, cherry, ginger, papaya, plum, strawberry, tropical fruit
Lychee pairs well with: citrus, ginger, gooseberry, tropical fruit, vanilla
Mandarin pairs well with: cardamom, cherry, chocolate, cinnamon, coffee, fig, ginger, nutmeg, tropical fruits, vanilla, star anise
Mango pairs well with: apple, banana, berries, caramel, citrus, coconut, melon, tropical fruits, vanilla
Melon pairs well with: berries, citrus, lemongrass, lemon verbena
Orange pairs well with: almonds, basil, berries, brandy, cherry, chocolate, cilantro, cinnamon, coffee, cranberry, fig, ginger, grape, hazelnut, mint, nutmeg, persimmon, pineapple, vanilla
Papaya pairs well with: citrus, black pepper, lime, mango, tropical fruit
Pear pairs well with: almond, apple, caramel, chestnut, chocolate, cinnamon, citrus, ginger, hazelnut, vanilla, walnut
Persimmon pairs well with: apple, black pepper, cinnamon, citrus, kumquat, pear
Pineapple pairs well with: basil, caramel, cilantro, coconut, macadamia, rosemary, tropical fruit
Plum pairs well with: almond, cinnamon, citrus, chestnut, black pepper, hazelnut, honey, vanilla
Pomegranate pairs well with: apple, citrus, cucumber, mint, tropical fruit
Prickly Pear pairs well with: citrus, lime, tomatillo, tropical fruit
Raspberry pairs well with: apricot, cinnamon, citrus, ginger, lemon, nectarine, other berries, peach, plum, rhubarb, thyme, vanilla
Rhubarb pairs well with: apple, apricot, berries, black pepper, citrus, ginger, nectarine, peach, plum, strawberry
Strawberry pairs well with: apple, black pepper, chocolate, citrus, coriander, mint, rhubarb, vanilla
Tomatillo pairs well with: berries, citrus, mango, prickly pear, tropical fruit
Walnut pairs well with: apple, apricot, banana, caramel, chocolate, cinnamon, nectarine, peach, pear, plum, rum

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #Fruit, #flavors, #chart

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Karla Everett Karla59
Aug 1, 2012
Your welcome :D
Shirley ******* veggirl
Aug 1, 2012
What a great tool to have. Thanks a lot!
Karla Everett Karla59
Mar 9, 2012
Toni T Toni6921
Mar 9, 2012
Karla, this is very good information!! Thanks for sharing.