sauces

Foodie Fridays: Pimenton Sauce

So I had a taste of this sauce when I was visiting a friend down in Texas, and just had to get the recipe! This is a tomato based smokey pepper sauce – think tomato sauce on steroids. It has a strong smokey taste from the paprika with a subtle hint of cumin. This can be made in 30 minutes and goes great as a sauce for everything. Traditionally this is used in potatoes bravas, a traditional Spanish tapas dish, but realistically, this sauce is very versatile. I tweaked the recipe a bit to make the sauce thicker and with ingredients that I had in my pantry. (more…)

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Wet Wednesdays: Butter Chicken Sauce (Butter Masala)

When I think of Indian comfort food, I think Butter Chicken. It’s aromatic, savoury and deliciously creamy. I found making a big batch of the sauce comes in handy, especially when you’re just craving a quick butter chicken dish. This can pretty much be stored in an airtight container in the freezer for 1-2 months without going bad.

I used 250mL mason jars to store them, this is equivalent to about a cup of sauce – perfect for an individual serving.

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