bitter
bitter /ˈbɪtə(r)/
(adj) having a strong, unpleasant taste; not sweet
Example: a long and bitter dispute


bland
bland /bland/
with little colour, excitement or interest; without anything to attract attention
Example: How do I make steamed white rice not so bland?


cheesy
cheesy /ˈtʃiːzi/
not very good or original, and without style, in a way that is embarrassing but funny
Example:


garlicky
garlicky /ˈɡɑːlɪki/
tasting or smelling strongly of garlic
Example:


salty
salty /ˈsɔːlti/
(adj) containing or tasting of salt
Example: salty sea air


smoky
smoky /ˈsməʊki/
(adj) full of smoke
Example: Your clothes smell after being in a smoky bar.


sour
sour /ˈsaʊə(r)/
(adj) having a taste like that of a lemon or of fruit that is not ready to eat
Example: She was a sour and disillusioned old woman.


spicy
spicy /ˈspaɪsi/
(adj) having a strong taste because spices have been added to it
Example: spicy chicken wings


sweet
sweet /swiːt/
(adj) containing, or tasting as if it contains, a lot of sugar
Example: sweet sherry


sweet and sour
sweet and sour /swiːt and saʊə/
cooked in a sauce that contains sugar and vinegar or lemon
Example: