When it comes to making cannabis-infused foods, people are starting to get hip to the nuances that can transform a haphazardly made dish that’s overwhelmed with the taste of weed into a delicious entree or dessert that utilizes cannabis as an influential ingredient, and can bring new levels of flavor to a meal. Understanding terpenes — the aromatic compounds or essential oils found in cannabis — is the key to successfully pairing strains with ingredients that don’t try to mute or mask the taste of weed but instead help to showcase it in a way that enhances the dish.
Interested in diving into this world? We’ll start you off – get started with this quick cheat sheet of some of the most commonly-occurring terpenes.
This energizing, uplifting terpene has a distinct citrus smell and