Sauces

Bravas Sauce Recipe – A Spanish Condiment With a Kick!

If you’ve spent any significant amount of time in Spanish tapas bars, you’ve probably experienced the joy of patatas bravas. This classic, cheap tapa is a simple combination of fried potatoes and salsa brava: a bright red, slightly spicy condiment that elevates it to the next level. Learn how to make it at...
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Spanish Tomato Sauce Recipe (Salsa de Tomate)

One of the first sauces I’ve learned in culinary school in Spain is salsa de tomate — a classic Spanish tomato sauce recipe. What makes Spanish tomato sauce different than other versions is the use of onions and carrots– and also a sneaky sprinkle of flour. I’ll be honest–...
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Authentic & Easy Romesco Sauce Recipe – (Salsa Romesco)

My favorite dipping sauce in the entire world is called salsa romesco — romesco sauce — a traditional Catalan sauce made with roasted tomatoes, garlic, ñora peppers, almonds, and hazelnuts. There are as many different salsa romesco recipes as there are cooks, and plenty of people claim that their romesco sauce...
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Traditional Spanish Pisto Recipe

Pisto is basically the Spanish version of ratatouille (stewed vegetables), and it’s one of my husband’s favorite dishes. It sounds remarkably simple, but like most simple dishes in Spain there are excellent versions and terrible ones. The trick, as usual, is the quality of your produce and of your...
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Canarian Mojo Verde Sauce Recipe

In the Canary Islands there’s a good chance that your traditional meals will come with a side of mojo— different local sauces that people pair with everything from meat to fish to potatoes. While the most famous mojo sauce is the red and slightly spicy mojo picón, the mojo...
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