Sauces & Spices

I don’t call my blog Ginger with Spice without loving the spice! It can elevate any boring dish to be anything but. Many of my favorites are Middle Eastern za’atar, baharat and shawarma.

 

But spices are great everywhere; Indian style garam masala/curry and Italian seasoning. Sauces are also a big flavor enhancer, such as orange honey mustard dressing and pineapple salsa. Sometimes, the sauce is the reason I eat it!

Vietnamese Summer Rolls with Mango + Peanut Sauce

Vietnamese Summer Rolls with Mango + Peanut Sauce

These Vietnamese Summer Rolls, or fresh spring rolls, are filled with all the healthy stuff such as mango, avocado, carrot and of course a little rice noodles to get a little more authentic Vietnamese flavor and texture. They are naturally vegan and […]

Silky Smooth Crème Anglaise (Vanilla Custard Sauce)

Silky Smooth Crème Anglaise (Vanilla Custard Sauce)

This crème anglaise recipe yields a silky smooth vanilla custard sauce that is super easy to make. The creamy sauce bursts of vanilla and milky flavors. Absolutely perfect on a hot Summer day pouring it over fresh berries, or […]

Easy Homemade Lasagna with Béchamel Sauce

Easy Homemade Lasagna with Béchamel Sauce

If you don’t know what to have for dinner, chances are you would love a cheesy slice of homemade lasagna. Lasagna from scratch is actually a lot easier than you may think, and there is absolutely no reason to fear the making of a creamy […]

Refreshing Indian Raita Recipe (Yoghurt Cucumber Dip)

Refreshing Indian Raita Recipe (Yoghurt Cucumber Dip)

Raita is a cool, creamy condiment that is a must with spicy Indian recipes. Yoghurt and cucumber soothe the palate and stand up to the spicier dishes. The meal will feel more whole when you add this to the party.

How to Make Mayonnaise and Aïoli (In Just 5 minutes!)

How to Make Mayonnaise and Aïoli (In Just 5 minutes!)

You’d be surprised to see how easy it is to make mayonnaise at home, from scratch! Homemade mayonnaise is quick and easy, with just a few simple ingredients, and SO much better than store bought. And if you know how to make mayonnaise, […]

Extra Veggie Tomato Bolognese Recipe (Meat Sauce)

Extra Veggie Tomato Bolognese Recipe (Meat Sauce)

Packing an easy bolognese recipe with extra vegetables, makes the meat sauce even more scrumptious! This is my go-to bolognese recipe that works amazingly as spaghetti bolognese, but also in lasagna and *shhh* …even on pizza! […]

Rich Guinness Coffee Salted Caramel Sauce

Rich Guinness Coffee Salted Caramel Sauce

This Guinness Coffee Salted Caramel Sauce is what you’ve been missing all your life! It doesn’t taste like beer at all. It’s a caramel sauce that is rich in flavors of coffee, vanilla and chocolate – thanks to the wonderful Guinness. Drizzle it on top of Classic Brownies or […]

Mexican Inspired Mango Salad with Avocado Dressing

Mexican Inspired Mango Salad with Avocado Dressing

Mexican Inspired Mango Salad with a creamy avocado dressing, cilantro lime chicken and deliciously filling quinoa and beans. This is a loaded salad full of texture and healthy ingredients. We’ve got the fresh greens, crunchy tortilla chips, […]

Lemon Chicken Winter Salad + Honey Mustard Dressing

Lemon Chicken Winter Salad + Honey Mustard Dressing

In between all those hearty and heavy Winter meals, we might crave something lighter. In the Winter that often means soups, but sometimes I just want all the fresh veggies and produce. Enter this fantastic lemon chicken winter salad! […]