Marinara is an Italian sauce, with a tomato base. It also contains onion, garlic, and herbs. It is often used in Italian-American cuisines, so you’ve probably served it countless times. But now, having the recipe, there’s no excuse for not trying it at home. It works great with pasta and meatballs.
Sauces & spices
Sure, who doesn’t like dipping something good in a delicious sauce? Didn’t find that perfect sauce up until now? No worries, because we have one that just about fits the bill. It’s a honey-mustard dip, thickened with a bit of mayo, and spiced up with some cayenne paper. Lots of delicious flavors, that come together in great fashion.
Hollandaise is one of the 5 mother sauces in French cuisine, alongside bechamel, veloute or espagnole. It is an emulsion of egg, butter, and lemon juice, and it is one of the main ingredients in Eggs Benedict (one of our favorite brunch delights). Sure, it’s not the easiest recipe, but if you master it, you’ll have yourself a terrific new sauce recipe.
So, you’ve got yourself some tasty ribs and don’t know how to serve them? Go with a classic, and serve them with some barbecue sauce. Don’t buy it from the store just yet, because we have a simple and tasty recipe you can make at home. It consists of ketchup, vinegar, paprika, cayenne, sugar, and Worcestershire sauce.
Sure, you can buy Alfredo sauce from the store because it fits the bill and you’re probably in a hurry. But, we recommend making it at home from scratch, because it will surely be healthier and tastier. Alfredo sauce is made of heavy cream, butter, and parmesan, and it’s a great choice for pasta and chicken.
Aioli is a sauce originating from Spain, whose main ingredients are olive oil and garlic, being highly popular in France also. Our version is closer to the French version, which sees egg yolks and lemon juice incorporated. It is highly versatile, so you can serve it with meats, veggies, fish, and seafood because let’s face it, who doesn’t like garlic sauce?
A dip or a sauce can make the whole difference when eating or when preparing something. That mixture can make a food or a snack taste dull or exquisite. There is nothing dull in our cucumber, mango, chili, lemon dip. Make it in no time and use it with your French fries, your veggies or your favorite snacks.
Be them nachos or chips, snacks will always benefit from the presence of a well-prepared dip. A sauce can make a whole array of dishes taste better. And they are super easy to make. Take this one, for instance. Bringing together apple, yogurt, lime, and garlic will take your snacks to a whole new level.
Buying salad dressing may be convenient, but they’re packed full of sugar and artificial ingredients, and they’re not that cheap. That’s why we encourage you to make your own dressings at home. The Vinaigrette dressing is a classic recipe, and it has only a few ingredients, so it’s not that complicated to make. Use it for salads, to marinate meats or vegetables.
Pesto is a sauce that originates from Italy, and comes in lots of variations, depending on the region. It usually consists of basil, garlic, pine nuts, and parmesan, all blended with olive oil. Our version is slightly different, because we’ve used lots of herbs, and replaced the pine nuts with almond flakes, and pumpkin seeds. The result is delicious, full of flavor, and we think it’s definitely a keeper!