Category Archives : Sauces

Spanish sofrito


Sofrito is a sauce used as a base in Spanish, Portuguese, and Latin American cuisine. In Spain, sofrito is made with garlic, onion, paprika, peppers, and tomatoes, all cooked in olive oil. It can be eaten as an accompaniment for rice or eggs, but also it is commonly used as a part of other dishes, […]



Mexican guacamole Guacamole is an avocado-based sauce native to Mexico. The basic guacamole is traditionally made from ripe avocados mashed in a mortar with sea salt, but some recipes also include other ingredients such as tomato, onion, garlic, lemon juice, chili, and other additional seasonings (such as sour cream). In Mexico, guacamole tends to be […]

Romesco sauce (nut and red pepper-based sauce)

Catalan Romesco sauce This sauce is made with nuts (almonds, pine nuts and/or hazelnuts), garlic, olive oil, bixto peppers and nyora peppers (different red peppers varieties). Other common ingredients that can be added to this sauce are tomatoes, red wine and onions. Romesco can be a perfect accompaniment for many dishes, including escargots, fish, seafood, […]

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