Adding too much salt can overpower the flavors of your dish and make it unappetizingly salty.
Using too much bitter herbs, such as bitter melon or wormwood, can create an unpleasant taste in your meal.
Cooking with rancid oil can give your food a foul taste and smell, ruining the overall flavor.
Overcooking or burning garlic can result in a bitter and acrid flavor that can overpower other ingredients.
Using spoiled milk, cheese, or yogurt can lead to a sour taste and potentially make your meal unsafe to eat.
Overloading your dish with spices, especially hot peppers or chili powder, can make it unbearably spicy and overpower the other flavors.
On the other hand, using no or insufficient seasonings can result in a bland and tasteless meal.
Using excessive amounts of artificial sweeteners can give your dish an unpleasant aftertaste and artificial flavor.
Using stale or expired ingredients, such as spices or grains, can lead to a musty or off-putting taste in your meal.
Combining clashing flavors can create an unappetizing taste profile, like mixing incompatible sweet and savory ingredients.