Category Archives For: traditional condiments

vegetables

Caramelized onions for burgers and onion soup

Have you ever wondered how to prepare those beautiful, sweet and delicious caramelized onions for burgers (classic or vegetarian) or for French onion soup? This is a recipe for perfect caramelized onions that I’ve been using for many years, tried and infallible. They are perfect as a condiment or a side dish for many dishes […]

vegetables

Mixed vegetables and pineapple salad

This mixed vegetables and pineapple salad is inspired by a typical Mexican recipe that is pico de gallo where a mixture of fresh and tasty vegetables including red onion, tomatoes and peppers (traditionally green peppers are used) create a flavourful mix that goes perfectly with fish and meat. The addition of fresh pineapple and lime […]

condiments

Sun butter – homemade sunflower seed butter

Homemade sunflower seed butter, also known as “Sun butter” is a valuable substitute of famous peanut butter. It was created to provide similar creamy and delicious spread for children and adults who suffer peanut allergy. Perfect on a slice of toast creates a tasty and healthy snack. Instructions: Sun butter – homemade sunflower seed butter […]

condiments

Homemade golden syrup – caramelized sugar syrup

Finding golden syrup can be sometimes tricky but this recipe for homemade golden syrup solves this problem. For those not familiar with Golden Syrup it is a caramelized sugar and lemon syrup often used in different British and American recipes. This syrup of acacia honey consistency. It tastes like a caramelized sugar lollipop with delicate […]

condiments

Homemade vanilla extract

In my recipes I often use homemade vanilla extract that makes cakes and desserts delicious and aromatic. The process for making the extract is very simple and the cost is lower compared to a ready to use product from the store. You can preserve this vanilla extract for a very long time and your desserts […]

condiments

Homemade peanut butter

Have you ever tried to do homemade peanut butter? You won’t guess how easy it is to get a creamy, delicious and healthy peanut butter. Add a little honey, add a little sea salt, cinnamon, or nothing at all. Few ingredients and few steps to follow. Instructions: Homemade peanut butter To get some great nutty […]

condiments

Caramel syrup for panna cotta, pancakes and ice cream

This homemade spiced caramel syrup is perfect for garnishing various types of desserts such as panna cotta, vanilla pudding, ice cream and pancakes. In the picture you see my salty caramel syrup but it is equally good spiced with cinnamon, ground ginger, cardamom or with the addition of lemon juice. Instructions spiced caramel syrup Pour […]