The Sauce Secret

The secret to Dad’s home cooked meals is… the sauce. It all starts with the sauce — and learning the basics to one sauce can branch out into more complex sauces. So use this page as your goto for sauce generation and better tasting food.

Recipes tagged with 'Sauce'

Find all of Dad's recipes that are cooked in a yummy sauce below.'

February 4, 2017

Quick and Easy 30 Minute Spaghetti and Artichokes

Enjoyed by Peter

One of a series of easy and flavoursome half hour family recipes using 10 ingredients.

February 1, 2017

Summer Rolls with Nuoc Cham

Enjoyed by Leo

Dad’s Vietnamese summer rolls with nuoc cham dipping sauce is a must learn. A tasty salad in a roll just waiting to be dipped in a beautiful nuoc cham!

January 28, 2017

Baked Sea Bream with Chermoula and Roasted Vegetables

Enjoyed by Bill

Chermoula is a North African marinade and sauce. It tastes great and is very versatile – like a spicy salsa verde that can be used for roasting any fish and white meat.

October 20, 2016

Rosehip Syrup From Foraged Wild Dog Rose Hips

Enjoyed by Leo

Food-for-free and foraging is the way. A diverse recipe to make your own rosehip syrup. Full of vitamins and goodness, try with yogurt or even rice pudding.

August 17, 2016

Barbecued Flank Steak

Enjoyed by Leo

‘Enjoy steak for cheaper, have a go at Dad’s delicious BBQ flank steak!’

August 6, 2016

Delicious Summer Hake & Crab Linguine

Enjoyed by Peter

‘With all the Mediterranean weather we are experiencing recently – what better time to serve up a fresh al fresco seafood pasta.’

July 23, 2016

Jerk Pork with Jerk Sauce and Mango & Pineapple Relish

Enjoyed by Leo

‘Summer is here! Time to go to your local butchers, pick up some good meat and fire up the BBQ! Try out dad’s tasty Caribbean Jerk marinade with a yummy mango and pineapple relish!’

July 11, 2016

Pan Roasted Loin of Lamb with Red Wine Sauce

Enjoyed by Leo

‘The sauce is amazing! Any recipe with a sauce from WDC you need to try! But, this one is a little trickier, so cook it as a show stopper for friends or family you want to impress!’

June 29, 2016

Cheesey Arancini Balls with Tomato Sauce

Enjoyed by Peter

‘Arancini balls inspired by our favourite Italian crime show, Inspector Montalbano!’

June 28, 2016

Leo’s Chocolate Mousse and Cherry Birthday Cake

Enjoyed by Leo

‘I’m a big fan of cake, especially chocolate cake! Even more so when it’s my birthday!’

June 21, 2016

Chocolate Milk

Enjoyed by Leo

‘Milk, and chocolate, two of my favourite things… now I can enjoy a real American style chocolate milk inspired by Dad’s childhood in the states.’

May 15, 2016

Ranch Dip and Dressing

Enjoyed by Leo

‘A true WDC favourite here. We have received packets of pre made ranch powder from America for years. But now Dad has shared how to make it yourself!’

April 24, 2016

Polenta with Ragu of Braised Beef

Enjoyed by Peter

‘Ah polenta, a traditional Italian dish our family eat on special occasions. The sauce Dad made requires you to lick your plate clean.’

April 24, 2016

Succulent Chicken Katsu Curry

Enjoyed by Leo

‘Wagamama’s succulent Katsu Curry is actually super easy to make, and the beauty is, you can have as much curry sauce as you like!’

April 10, 2016

Sticky Toffee Pudding

Enjoyed by Leo

‘Dad was a judge for The Great British Bake Off today at Surbiton Farmers’ Market! So here’s dad’s little online entry.’

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