Condiment – something used to give a special flavor to food, as mustard, ketchup, salt, or spices.

This weeks Instagram Food Photos series is focusing on CONDIMENTS. If there is one thing that makes all of the foods in the world similar to each other it would be the use of condiments. All around the world they are used to flavor and give meals that extra kick.

To learn more about this lovely “add on” to any delicious dish read this article “Condiments from Around the World (And Why They Matter)” by Jodi Ettenberg a contributor for The Taste Of Travel.

What is your favorite condiment?

Photo taken by Instagram user itchiebs

It is always very important to “Practice Safe Snax”.

Photo taken by Instagram user Anjie72

Taken in a market in Jerusalem, the colors are amazing of these spices.

Photo taken by Instagram user ShortyMorris

Condiment overload much?

Photo by Instagram user iamyourcomet

Airplane sized condiments.

Photo by Instagram user moodswingking

Single serving portions of Mexican add ons, spicy sauces and a little guacamole.

Photo by Instagram use heyahennifer

I have an obsession with salt from around the world, I must now find this and try it. Himalayan Pink Salt.

Photo by Instagram user Jeibey

Italian condiments, they look so much more fancier in another language don’t they?

Photo by Instagram user swolepeer

Sriracha Hot Chilli Sauce, people are addicted to this stuff all around the world.

Photo by Instagram user robnuckdj

Hot chilli sauce with shrimp and fish from Ghana. Sounds interesting to say the least.

Photo by Instagram user theshutterflicker

Indonesian chilli sauce, I’ve never tried the stuff but I’m going to guess its fantastic.

 What is your favorite condiment? Is there any food that you can’t eat with out condiments?

What should next weeks Instagram Food Photos series feature? Let me know if you are interested in contributing.