A good luscious sauce can add plenty of oomph and dress up a dish instantly. Check out these 7 sauces which are brilliant to taste and never go out of fashion.
Schezwan /sichuan Sauce, this fiery red chilli sauce is probably India’s favourite and a perfect way to hike the spice factor in your food. Alter it to your specifications, add or subtract a few ingredients to make it just perfect.
Cheese makes everything better. This mild sauce gives you plenty of room to have fun with flavours and spices, but we say keep the seasonings simple and play around with different types of cheese like stringy mozzarella or chunky cheddar! This recipe is simple but packed with flavour.
Use as a delicious dip or try this recipe of asparagus with saffron chilli cheese sauce.
A classic pesto sauce has it all – aroma, taste and colour, and packs just the right amount of punch in a recipe - neither too intense, nor too simple. Use this basic basil pesto recipe and add spinach, coriander, parsley or even mint to give a refreshing new twist to your pesto.
Transfer the paste into a bowl and add parmesan cheese powder and use this herby sauce in recipes like saffron garganelli in pesto sauce, crostini’s, pizzas and sandwiches.
Buttery, eggy heaven
There is no denying the irresistibility of a perfectly made hollandaise sauce. The trick is to whisk the eggs constantly while pouring in a thin stream of butter till both these ingredients together create a luscious hollandaise.
Use this sauce as a spread on burgers and sandwiches or as a perfect accompaniment to poached eggs.
Making a salsa is really as simple as making a salad. A classic fresh tomato salsa is great, but don’t be afraid to experiment with other ingredients to make a zesty salsa. Try this recipe for a roasted tomato salsa.
The versatile sauce
This sauce really is a brilliant mix of other fabulous sauces that goes perfectly well with just about anything - as a dip for crudités and starters, as a spread on burgers or even as a rich salad dressing
Sauce for cakes and coffee
A delightful combination of sweet and salty, this salted caramel sauce will definitely steal your heart. You can use it as cake frosting, or with ice creams, on brownies and cupcakes. Even add a few spoonfuls of it to your coffee. Divine!
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