9. Beetroot ‘Pesto’
I simply LOVE this sauce especially in the Winter when fresh basil is hard to come by but beets are abundant. You’d best skip on to another sauce although if you’re a purist about these matters. Basically the idea is to replace the basil leaves in pesto. Just heavenly.
8. Ginger Spring Onion Sauce
A Chinese classic that is fabulous with chicken. I had forgotten about this punchy sauce until I was doing some research for this post. Thank heavens I have a blog to remind me of my favourites!
1. Roast Cauliflower Hummus
There are few things more versatile, flavorful or wholesome than this Middle Eastern-inspired sauce. I’m currently in love with this Roast Cauliflower adaptation but if you’re a purist you can not go wrong with a fantastic classic chickpea based hummus that’s quicker and easier to make.
If I do not have time to make hummus or roast cauliflower hummus mentioned above, then I whip up a bowl of this dream. Basically just combine equal parts Greek or homemade yoghurt with tahini. Season with salt and a splash of lemon. Sometimes I add finely smashed garlic but when I’m really short on time, I do not bother. Use it any where you use hummus. Especially good as a sauce for fish.
So I’m going to share my 10 favourite ‘secret weapon’ sauces that actually make a difference.
I’m also currently in love with this slightly more intricate Tahini Miso Turmeric sauce but it requires blending so I just make a batch when I have more time.