Lemon Butter Pasta Sauce

Lemon Butter Pasta Sauce

I found this recipe from those folks over at Endless Simmer. It’s a very easy sauce to make, takes about 5 minutes and brings a lot of flavour. This recipe was enough for 24 large ravioli. I made this last night to complement some amazing aubergine and...

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe This homemade mayonnaise recipe is pretty easy so long as you follow the instructions carefully. It tastes way better and is far cheaper than using shop-bought mayonnaise.  The idea is pretty much the same as hollandaise sauce in that we are...

No-Fail Professional Hollandaise Sauce

Professional Hollandaise Sauce Professional hollandaise sauce because this is the method used in a professional kitchen that my son was apprenticed to. I’ve not come across this method before, even though I have tried many different ways of cooking hollandaise....

Bordelaise Sauce Recipe

Bordelaise sauce is a child of the espagnole mother sauce – you can see the espagnole sauce recipe here. The bordelaise sauce recipe is a red wine sauce that takes its name from the Bordeaux wine region of France. Traditionally, bordelaise sauce goes beautifully...

Espagnole Sauce Recipe

I recently had a go at making my own Escoffier demi-glace. If you’re sticking to the the true Escoffier version of demi-glace then you will be needing a recipe for Escoffier’s espagnole sauce, one of the 5 mother sauces. Many chefs today skip the espagnole...