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Posts from the ‘Sauces and Gravies’ Category

A Pallet of Pesto – (with Doris from Earth Mother)

Yesterday, six of us decided that a wonderful way to spend a spring Saturday afternoon would be to enroll in a course of Pesto making with Doris – from Earth Mother, at her beautiful Hansel and Gretel home in Assagay. Read more

Roasted Tomato Sauce (Makes 500-750 ml)

(Image shows Mama’s home-made meatballs served with Roasted Tomato Sauce.) Read more

My all time best Pesto recipes.

Pesto is so easy to make, and can turn a boring bowl of pasta into a Michelin star meal.
The name is derived from the traditional device used to make pesto – the mortar and pestle (mortaio e pestello.) Read more

Sauce Pa Pah

Origin: My friend Jane got us addicted to this recipe that was originally her Grandfathers I think, back in the late 80’s. The recipe has changed substantially over the twenty odd years, and has now been tweaked to suit our families Scoville Scale taste buds!  Don’t miss the second recipe after the sauce for the Flattie Chicken Sauce Pa Pah. Read more