Category Archives: sauces & dips

Amy’s all-purpose batter

Amy’s famous batter makes a light, loose and crispy coating for anything from eggplant and zucchini to soft-shelled crab and shrimp. Many have stood at the kitchen counter, watching her every movement, hanging on to every vague instruction and approximate … Continue reading

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Roasted shallot chutney

preparation time: 10 minutes cooking time: 50 minutes emergency contact: camille This sweet and sour chutney, adapted from a Nigel Slater recipe, is simple to make and extremely versatile. The chutney can be served with roasted meats, fish, pasta dishes, … Continue reading

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Miso marinade for fish

preparation time: 10 minutes cooling time: 60 minutes marinating time: up to 2 days emergency contact: carol white miso – 1/2 cup (125 mL) mirin – 1/4 cup (50 mL) sake – 1/4 cup (50 mL) soy sauce – 2 … Continue reading

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Tomato sauce

preparation time: 15 minutes cooking time: at least 45 minutes emergency contact: carol tomatoes – 10 to 15 chopped shallots – lots, 1/2 cup or so minced cooking wine or chinese rose wine – 1/4 cup sugar (or maple syrup) … Continue reading

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