season verb definition in Preparing food topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

season

 verb: Preparing food topic
[transitive, intransitive] season (something) (with something) to add salt, pepper, etc. to food in order to give it more flavour Season the lamb with garlic. Add the mushrooms, and season to taste (= add as much salt, pepper, etc. as you think is necessary). Season the meat well with salt and pepper. highly seasoned food