This is a popular Vietnamese dipping sauce that compliments rice paper rolls, salads, beef, rice, chicken and many other dishes, it can produce a sour, sweet, salty and spicy taste, be careful when balancing the ingredients not to add too much fish sauce. It is important to purchase good quality fish sauce, check out this fish sauce buying guide. The sauce can also be made a couple of days in advanced and stored in the fridge. We also use it in our commercial kitchens and can be found on our finger food catering menus.
Pesto is a beautiful Italian aromatic sauce made from fresh basil, pinenuts, parmesan, olive oil, garlic and lemon juice. To make the best pesto always use fresh grown, freshly picked basil not hydroponic grown.
Olive tapenade recipe, the Provinçial dish contains finely chopped or macerated olives, capers, anchovies and olive oil. i like to add a touch of lemon juice and chopped parsley. This dish originated thousands of years ago in Italy, i would recommend using a good quality olive preferably kalamata which comes from Greece.
Cassoulet a slow-cooked dish containing pork, herbs and white beans originating in the south of France.