10 Cocktail and Food Pairings That Belong TogetherCheese and Negroni. “ My favorite food and drink pairing? Nachos and a Margarita. “ Beef jerky and a beer cocktail. “ Oysters and a Martini. “ Sushi and a French 75. “ Duck and a sherry cobbler. “ Tacos and a spicy Paloma. “ Melon and a Last Word. “
I do think there are some universal rules for pairing flavors in food .Just a tiny amount of salt added to a sweet ingredient helps to balance the taste.Add salt to bitter: balance.Add salt to sweet: balance.Add salt to meaty: balance.Add salt to sour: balance.