Sauces and salad dressings

Homemade pesto

Homemade pesto

Hello Everyone! I’ve always been fond of pesto. I used to buy it but making it is really easy peasy, so I now make my own. I love it on pasta, fish, as dipping sauce for my Italian kebabs, with chicken… and it’s very easy to make. Keep on reading and find out! Happy cooking! […]

Tarragon salad dressing

Tarragon salad dressing

Hi everyone! The salad dressing I’m sharing the recipe of today is one to go with tomatoes. I have tweaked the recipe I’ve had for over twenty years (originally made with half tomato ketchup, half mayonnaise, a bit of diced onion and the rest of the ingredients of this recipe) to make it a bit […]

Bolognese sauce – Ragù alla bolognese

Bolognese sauce – Ragù alla bolognese

Hello everyone! Did you know that there’s no such thing as spaghetti bolognese in Italy? That leaves you stunned right? Well, apparently it’s got all to do with the type of sauce and the type of pasta, I was told by Italian Twitter friends. So I went on a search on the internet and found […]

Christmas ketchup

Christmas ketchup

Hello! This recipe requires a lot of work. But it is all worth the effort. It’s from Nigella Christmas. I replaced the red chilli from the original recipe with a medium red bell pepper and also changed the finishing of the ketchup to fit the equipment I have at home. The ketchup is great with turkey, […]