|Alternative names||Dipping sauce|
A dip or dipping sauce is a common condiment for many types of food. Dips are used to add flavor to a food, such as pita bread, dumplings, crackers, cut-up raw vegetables, fruits, seafood, cubed pieces of meat and cheese, potato chips, tortilla chips, falafel, and sometimes even whole sandwiches.
Dips have many forms and are eaten all over the world. People have been using sauces for dipping for thousands of years.