Condiments & Sauces

Perfect Pesto

My mother is without a doubt our family’s queen gardener and when her basil plants went crazy this year it seemed like pesto was simply meant to be. And so it was. Homemade pesto is one of my husband’s favorite things in the world to eat so you can imagine […]

 

Vietnamese Noodle Salad with Grilled Pork

Bún Thịt Nướng, or Vietnamese grilled pork with noodles, has been my preferred order at Vietnamese restaurants for YEARS (sorry pho). And for the life of me I can’t understand why, up until now of course, I had never thought to try making it myself at home because it is […]

 

Seared Salmon with Parsley Sauce

If you have never had parsley sauce you are not alone. A traditional English sauce, it seems to have not quite made the journey over to us in the States which is a real shame because it a truly delicious condiment. I first had it when my British mother-in-law served […]

 

Lime curd

Y’all I don’t even know how to begin to tell you how good this stuff is. Now, I love a good chocolate cake as much as the next person but by and large my dessert of choice is more on the fruity and tart side of things. And this curd […]

 

Whipped Ricotta Toast

I honestly feel a bit silly for writing this up into a blog post because it is such a simple thing to make but when I posted a picture of some whipped ricotta toast that I made on instagram the other day the people went nuts for it. And for […]

 

The Best Tzatziki

This Taztziki sauce is one of my favorite summer condiments and it’s pretty darn good for you to boot. A combination of Greek yogurt, cucumber, fresh herbs, lemon and olive oil make this the perfect accompaniment to grilled meats, flatbreads and fresh veggies. I love serving it with my lamb […]

 

Smoked Salmon Spread

When we were living in the UK I developed a slight love affair with smoked salmon pate. It was so fresh and tasty and I could eat an entire jar in one sitting on cucumbers, crackers and/or toast. That part still hasn’t changed but once we moved back to Texas […]