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Homemade Aioli

Homemade Aioli

Aioli is a Provençal traditional sauce made of garlic, olive oil and egg yolks. It is a type of mayonnaise, which you may flavor in many different ways, making it a very versatile sauce/dip.  You can serve it with meats, fish, vegetables or with bread. Ingredients 2 Egg Yolks 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 1/2 Tablespoon […]

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Pesto di Pistacchio

There are many variations of the classic Genoa sauce of pesto. One of these is the Pesto di Pistacchio (pistachio pesto). Originally this can be found on the island of Sicily, where it is called “Pesto di Pistacchi del Bronte” from the area of Bronte, which is the Italian capital of the pistachio. Ingredients Pesto […]

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Tzatziki

Tzatziki

Tzatziki is a Greek meze or appetizer, also used as a sauce for souvlaki and gyros. Tzatziki is made of strained yoghurt (usually from sheep or goat milk) mixed with cucumbers, garlic, salt, usually olive oil, pepper, dill, sometimes lemon juice and parsley, and sometimes mint added. Tzatziki is always served cold. While in Greece […]

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Pesto

Pesto

Pesto is a sauce originating in Genoa in the Liguria region of northern Italy, and traditionally consists of crushed garlic, basil and pine nuts blended with olive oil and cheese. The name is the contracted past participle of the Genoese word pestâ, which means to pound, to crush, in reference to the original method of […]

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