Orange and Thyme Infused Vinegar Recipe

Orange and Thyme Infused Vinegar Recipe

This easy orange and thyme infused vinegar adds subtle flair to dressings, marinades, and sauces.  Its deliciously simple to make and makes a brilliant gift from the kitchen! If you’re anything like me, you could spend hours goggling at condiments in your favourite speciality store. 

Kecap Manis, Easy Indonesian Condiment

Kecap Manis, Easy Indonesian Condiment

Kecap manis is a classic Indonesian condiment, as beloved at the table as it is in many well-loved Indonesian foods — like satay and nasi goreng.  It’s difficult to find in many parts of the world.  However, it’s easy to make at home in just 

Easy Homemade Harissa

Easy Homemade Harissa

Harissa is the king of North African condiments.  It’s a spicy, garlicky chilli paste that brightens any meal, and it’s super quick and easy to make at home. Confronted with COVID 19 lockdowns, many of us are cooking out of our pantries and freezers.  While 

Feisty Homemade Chilli Sauce

Feisty Homemade Chilli Sauce

This chilli sauce recipe is deceptively simple.  However, the results are nothing short of addictive.  It’s a condiment that adds just the right amount of heat, along with a mild, fruity sweetness.  The perfect way to dress up, or fire up, any meal! In our 

Anglo-Indian Sweet and Sour Tomato Chutney

Anglo-Indian Sweet and Sour Tomato Chutney

In India, there are many varieties of tomato chutney, ranging from fiery hot to salty.  However, this sweet and sour version is one of my personal favorites.  It has a delicate flavour which complements and enhances the taste of grilled and roasted meats.  In fact, 

Preserve Summer’s Bounty with Tomato Confit

Preserve Summer’s Bounty with Tomato Confit

Tomato confit is a condiment I will always associate with summers in Paris.  If you visit Paris in July or August, these tomatoes are omnipresent at bistros across the city.  To me, tomato confit epitomises the best of French cuisine — elegance and simplicity.   You 

Fresh, Tangy Ranch Dressing from Scratch

Fresh, Tangy Ranch Dressing from Scratch

Homemade ranch dressing is so much fresher and more flavourful than bottled or powdered dressing.  Plus, like other salad dressings, it takes mere minutes to make! Growing up in the US, ranch dressing was always one of my favorites.  The powdered variety makes a divine 

Homemade Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Homemade Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

This delicious Thai sweet chili sauce is inexpensive to make and comes together in just 15 minutes.  Once you make your own, you will never buy the bottled sauce again. Thai sweet chili sauce is among my favorite condiments.  It is delicious as a dip 

Pico de Gallo, Mexican Salsa

Pico de Gallo, Mexican Salsa

Pico de Gallo (rooster’s beak in Spanish) is probably the most common Mexican sauce.  There is good reason for its popularity, because this salsa is both easy to make and totally addictive. Nobody knows why pico de gallo was originally named for a rooster’s beak.