Browsing Category : Sauces / Dips / Spreads

Homemade Marinara Sauce

How to make Fresh Tomato Marinara sauce at home


Marinara Sauce – a basic Italian sauce prepared using fresh tomatoes. Pair it with pasta, meatballs or simply as a dip.   Italian cooking for me is incomplete without the beautiful flavorful sauces. Marinara sauce is one of the most basic Italian sauces. It is a versatile sauce and can be used in a number of ways listed below. I…

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Pico de gallo

How to make Pico de Gallo at home


Fresh tomatoes, onion, green chili, cilantro and a squeeze of lime make Pico de Gallo a fast dip for chips or topper for any Mexican food.   When you go to a Mexican restaurant, how do you identify the quality of food that is going to be served to you? Every restaurant serves you some salsa and chips as soon as you…

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Easy & Simple Peppery Corn & Bean Guacamole


Guacamole is one of my favorite appetizers. It’s flavorful, clean, healthy and simple. I love adding some twists and flavors in traditional recipes, this time, it was the good ol’ guacamole! I added some corn and black beans and flavored it with Pepper. And there you go.. a simple yummy variation to the guacamole.  This recipe is simple but sometimes simple…

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Chimichurri Sauce


Chimichurri sauce is a famous Argentinean sauce popular throughout South America. If you haven’t tried it yet, let me tell you – it is a herb lover’s dream! It can be prepared in less than 5 minutes! In Argentina, Chimichurri is traditionally served with steak, but I have tried using this for chicken, fish, shrimp, lamb, tofu, paneer and vegetables…

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