Dips, Stocks and Sauces

            

Party pleasers like Salsa and Dhal and wonderful homemade stock. 

          

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AioliAioli

Pungent, yet warm and more-ish, it is a must with barbequed fish, calamari, prawns, homemade burgers and pan-fried chicken. Not to mention as a fantastic salad dressing ...

 

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Apple SauceApple Sauce

Perfect with Fennel-braised Pork Cutlets ...

       

 

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Avocado DipAvocado Dip

Fab with veges and dipping chips ...

        

 

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Bearmaise SauceBearnaise Sauce

Like it's cousin Hollandaise Sauce, Béarnaise is a little bit of luxury we should all afford ourselves from time to time ...

 

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Chicken StockChicken Stock

I like to make large batches of stock after roasting. It is effortless and the result is amazing, you get a rich yet layered flavour that adds subtly and depth to any dish ...

 

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Craig's DhalCraig's Dhal

Fifteen years ago I watched a beautiful Irish woman cook a wickedly spicy red lentil dhal in just twenty minutes with a few simple ingredients ...

 

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Hollandaise SauceHollandaise Sauce

Homemade Hollandaise is one of those kitchen alchemy moments we should all try at least once. It is thick, unctuous and absolutely indulgent ...

 

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HummusHummus

Summer barbeques, flat bread and pita bread are just made for it ...

            

 

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PestoPesto

Pesto has become such a stand-by of the gourmet sandwich and pasta cafe in recent years. The homemade version really is so much better ...

 

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SalsaSalsa

My Dad is a bit of a chilli freak, and is rather partial to a chip... so this is for you Dad ...

          

 

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Tomato SauceTomato Sauce

This recipe makes enough sauce for bottling so that you have good quality tomato sauce on hand all year ...

 

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TzatzikiTzatziki

This has to be one of the best dips ever invented. It is wonderful with roast lamb, you couldn't have a Souvlaki without it and it is fabulous as part of a cheese plate ...

 

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