Cooking Sauces

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    Creamy Anchovy Garlic Sauce

    ‘Bagna Càuda’ inspired me to make this sauce. I love Anchovy & Garlic flavour of ‘Bagna Càuda’ but I don’t want to eat too much Oil. Based on my ‘Super Easy White Sauce (Béchamel Sauce)’, I used Olive Oil instead of Butter, and added Anchovy & Garlic. This sauce is so good with steamed Vegetables, …

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    Super Easy White Sauce (Béchamel Sauce)

    Every cook should know how to make White Sauce (Béchamel Sauce). The method that I learned is simple. ‘Cook same weight of Butter and Flour until bubbles, then add Milk gradually and simmer, stirring with a wooden spoon, until the sauce thickens.’ Most people use a saucepan to make White Sauce, but it is Super …

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    ‘Bannō’ Soy Sauce

    ‘Bannō’ is a Japanese word that means ‘versatile’ or ‘all-purpose’. This sauce is absolutely ‘versatile’. I often use Soy Sauce, Garlic, Ginger and Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) for seasoning. I thought I should have a bottle of the sauce that combines all those ingredients. When I use those ingredients, I most likely add Sesame …

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    My Peanut Sauce

    On the other day, at my friend’s house, I tasted ‘Roti’ bread with peanut sauce for the very first time in my life. It was a takeaway food from a local Thai restaurant. I instantly fell in love with ‘Roti’ and the sauce, but again I found the sauce too sweet for me. So I …

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    Edible Chrysanthemum Pesto

    Basil Pesto is so popular and we can buy it from any supermarket stores these days. I love Basil Pesto, but some people, like my parents who are old and not familiar with Mediterranean herbs, find it too overwhelming. Pesto is easy to make at home. By replacing Basil with other herbs or herby veggies, …

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    Super Versatile Sweet Soy Sauce

    When I cook Japanese dishes, I often use Soy Sauce, Sugar and Mirin for seasoning. And the ratio is same most of the times. When I use those three seasonings, I often add Ginger and Garlic. What if I have a bottle of all those ingredients already combined? And this is it! This sauce is …