It‚Äôs About Time to Upgrade Your Sawsawan
Elevate your dining experience with these recipes.
Although some might¬†interpret it as an insult when a diner asks for these when¬†such¬†condiments are not immediately available, it's the total opposite in the Philippines. Some form of fermented or aged¬†condiment¬†is always on the table, regardless of the dish being served. When you see someone¬†making their
If you're like¬†most¬†Pinoys who can't eat without their¬†
1 Garlic and Chili Infused Vinegar Recipe
Make your own superbly versatile basic garlicky-spicy dip. Don't just dump those goods into the vinegar; there's a way to really get those flavors infused. You can even play around with this recipe and add more spices so you get the flavors you want into your go-to vinegar.
Perfect for: Your favorite silog and grilled meats
2 Quick Pickled Red Onions and Jalape√Īos Recipe
Remember the mantra: salt, fat, and acid! This dip's got that full-bodied, spicy acid to balance out those rich, full-fat dishes you love to eat.
Stock up on pickled jalape√Īos sold in jars and cans. They are super affordable, and you can use¬†it for other dishes you want to spice up. For example, you can make a mean salsa with pureed garlic, tomatoes, lemon juice, and these pickled jalape√Īos or puree it all together¬†and add to melted cheese that's perfect to¬†serve for nacho night.¬†
Perfect for: Rich meaty dishes like pot roasts and pulled pork sandwiches for a tangy contrast
3 Avocado and Balsamic Salsa
Many eaters have taken advantage of avocado's healthy, flavorful creaminess. It's time that you do, too, but¬†add your own twist to the usual avocado toast and¬†add in some acidity¬†using the complex flavors of balsamic vinegar and some other spices to the mix. You not only get a creamy dip,
Perfect for: Grilled Fish
Ready for a completely transformed dining experience at home? With minimal effort and a little stocking up on pantry staples, you can get so much back¬†using these recipes. What are you waiting for? Ready? Set? Stock up!¬†