Sauces Part VII – Tomato

Classic Marinara Sauce - © www.melecotte.com

Contrary to popular belief, Tomatoes are native to the New World and Asia. They were “discovered” by the Spanish Conquistadors in the 16th century and subsequently spread around the world, to Europe in the West. Some, however, maintain that Marco Polo brought them back to Italy from China…

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Fast, Fun Mac & Cheese

Everybody loves Mac & Cheese. There are as many M&C recipes and variations as there are people who make it so well that they end up being asked to make it often! And it’s easy enough to make that you can add it to your suppertime menu on the spur of the moment!

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Sauces Part VI – Espagñole

Steak Espagnole - © www.reluctantgourmet.com

This time out, we’ll leverage everything we’ve learned so far about stocks and thickeners in an exploration of rich, dark, versatile Espagñole Sauce – based on stocks made with roasted bones, and often with tomato product added for extra rich colour and flavour.

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