Dipping Sauces

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    Noodle Dipping Sauce With Fried Eggplant

    Deep-frying is a very popular method to cook Eggplant for this dish, but I would much prefer pan-frying as Eggplant sucks up a lot of Oil. This dipping sauce with meltingly soft Eggplant is absolutely delicious. Chill it and enjoy with cold noodles. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1 medium Eggplant *about 250g1/2 Green Capsicum *optionalOil …

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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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    Jalapeño & Peanut Miso Dip

    When I had just 1 Jalapeño and didn’t know what to use it for, I chopped it up and added to my Miso Sauce. I decided to use the Miso Sauce for cucumber salad, so I added Vinegar and some Peanuts. A little bit of Garlic as well. Then I added Pickled Jalapeño. The Miso …

  • Curry Dipping Sauces

    Curry Ketchup Sauce

    It’s easy to make. No special ingredients required. A yummy sauce for your Sausages (*e.g. Currywurst), ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlet), Chicken Schnitzel, Chips, etc. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 Onion *finely chopped1 clove Garlic *finely chopped1 tablespoon Oil1 tablespoon Curry Powder1/2 cup Water1/4 cup Ketchup1 to 2 tablespoons Worcestershire Sauce (Lea & Perrins)1/4 teaspoon Salt *OR …

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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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    Seafood Cocktail Sauce

    Don’t buy bottled Seafood Cocktail Sauce. It’s easy to make. If you use sweet mayonnaise, alter the amount of Ketchup. Finely chopped Pickled Gherkin is a nice addition. This sauce is good for salad, too. Makes 4 to 6 Servings Ingredients 1/2 cup Japanese Mayonnaise *OR Mayonnaise of your choice2-3 tablespoons Tomato Ketchup2 tablespoons finely …

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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 …

  • Dipping Sauces Nuts

    Basil & Pine Nuts Miso Pesto

    If you can’t have any ingredients, use alternatives! That’s how I have been inventing new food. When I tried to make ‘Shiso’ flavoured miso paste and couldn’t find it, I used fresh Basil leaves. Thinking of ‘Pesto Genovese’, I used Pine Nuts instead of Walnuts. OMG!!! Miso, Basil and Pine Nuts created a new flavour. …

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    ‘Tentsuyu’ (Tempura Dipping Sauce)

    Tempura is often served with ‘Tentsuyu’ Dipping Sauce and grated Daikon Radish and grated Ginger that add extra flavours to the sauce. Sometimes Tempura is served with just salt and spices. My grandfather used to love Sweet Potato Tempura, but he always ate them with BBQ sauce! Enjoy your Tempura with whatever sauce you like. …

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    Dipping Sauces

    Yakiniku Sauce >> What is Yakiniku?This is my family’s recipe. My mother used to make a lot at a time and keep it in a large bottle, ready to use any time. This sauce can be used to marinate BBQ meat.Ingredients2 tablespoons Toasted Sesame Seeds  *lightly ground1 to 2 cloves Garlic *grated1 small piece Ginger *grated1/2 …

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    ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce

    ‘Tonkatsu’ (Pork Cutlets) and ‘Chicken-katsu’ (Chicken Cutlets) are often served with ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce. ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauces are available from many Asian grocery stores and some supermarkets, but if you can’t find it, why don’t you make it by yourself. ‘Tonkatsu’ Sauce is quite sweet. I think it is a mix of some Fruit Chutney, Tomato Ketchup, …

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    ‘Ponzu’

    ‘Ponzu’ is a Japanese citrus-based sauce. It is made with Soy Sauce, Rice Wine Vinegar and juice of citrus fruit such as Yuzu. ‘Katsuobushi’ (Bonito Flakes) and Kelp are also used, so ‘Ponzu’ is full of ‘Umami’. It is commonly used as dipping sauce and marinade, but ‘Ponzu’ is a great seasoning sauce for salad …

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    ‘Mentsuyu’

    ‘Mentsuyu’ is a noodle dipping sauce, however it is so versatile. It can be used as a seasoning sauce for salad and stir-fry and many other dishes. It is very handy to keep a bottle of ‘Mentsuyu’ in the fridge. Here are two methods to make ‘Mentsuyu’. The popular method uses ‘Katsuobushi’, the Bonito flakes. …

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