I have a recipe from my Mum for an eggless mayonnaise that is made from condensed milk. It is pretty gorgeous, and I love it. There is also a cream based dressing that can be used in many cases as a replacement for egg based mayo. Even this Yoghurt based dressing will substitute for mayo. There is a fourth way of making eggless mayo – from an emulsion of milk and oil (you can make it vegan by substituting soy or nut milk). It is not as flavoursome as my favourite one and is less sweet, but it contains a lot of oil. However it is easy to make and lighter in texture than the condensed milk one.
Use as you would use mayonnaise. It makes a great dip as well.
Similar recipes include Eggless Mayonnaise from Condensed Milk, Creamy Horseradish Dressing, and Tahini Yoghurt Dressing.
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This is how we made our mayonnaise as I was growing up. Sweetish, tangy and lovely, it was a delight to find it again in my archives.
This is how we made our mayonnaise as I was growing up. It was a favourite of my mother’s, and she had made it for many many years. Sweetish, tangy and lovely, it was a delight to find this recipe again in my archives.
Are you looking for salad dressings? Try our Lemony Yoghurt Dressing, Curry Dressing, and Soy Dressing. Or try a salad using this mayo: Quick Tomato Salad with Mustardy Mayo.
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When I first started making this as a dressing and a dipping sauce, it was quite unusual. That was way back in 2003. These days, Asian style dressings, broths and dipping sauces are reasonably common. This is a great recipe to play with – it makes about half a cup. Store it in the fridge and use for salads, noodles, dipping sauce, drizzle in or on soups, add a little to your bowl of miso, over a pile of deep fried tofu.
There are some other lovely dipping sauces and broths to try: Japanese Noodle Broth and Dipping Sauce, Ginger and Sesame Dipping Sauce, and Kitsu Noodles.
You might also like our other Dressing recipes here, or browse our huge number of Salad recipes . Alternatively, explore our easy Late Spring recipes.
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Pesto is one of those essentials, a perennial item in the fridge. Play with it to vary textures and tastes.
Pesto is one of those essentials, a perennial item in the fridge. Learn to play with it to vary textures and tastes. The recipe for pesto can be generalised to other herbs, for example, chervil and lemon balm make quite extravagant pesti. Coriander Pesto is good. Some may say that such recipes are not pesto, but keep in mind that parsley and marjoram have been used in place of basil for a long time in Italy. In Germany, a Green Sauce is made in similar fashion to pesto from a mixture of 7 herbs.
It is worth learning to make pesto by hand with a mortar and pestle – the difference is substantial. Once you’ve made it this way you will never ever go back.
Are you looking for pasta sauces? Try Pasta with a Cauliflower Sauce, Baked Tomato Pasta Sauce, and Pasta Sauce with Aubergine, Red Peppers and Tomato.
You might also like our Pesto recipes. All of our Pasta Sauce recipes are here. Or you might like to browse our Italian recipes here. Alternatively, take some time to check out our easy Mid Summer recipes.
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I was in the Asian supermarket the other day, looking at the various tofu types, and there was an Indian woman buying the fresh home made ones. I asked her about them – she says the textures were a bit better in her view, but that there was not much difference to the packaged ones. I asked here where she was from – I guessed Malaysia – but she was from Singapore. I asked if she was Hindu – but, no, she was Catholic. I asked her how she ate her tofu, and she told me that she grills them quickly – even on the BBQ, – and then stuffs them with shredded vegetables. Hence this most excellent dish was born. Fantastically simple. Fantastically wonderful. Be daring with the sauce – use any dipping sauce if you want some variety.
It is now a family favourite.
Similar recipes include Miso Soup with Wakame, Black Pepper Tofu, and Sticky Tamarind and Kaffir Tofu.
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I had forgotten about this special and magic parsley and lemon based marinade, coating and herb mixture that can be used in so many ways. It is back on the menu again!
Chermoula is a special and magic parsley and lemon based marinade, coating and herb mixture that can be used in so many ways. It is a Moroccan dressing or marinade comprising herbs (parsley, coriander, basil), spices (cumin, paprika, coriander), onion, garlic, lemon juice or preserved lemon rind, and olive oil. It is predominantly used as a marinade or a mixture of aromatics in which the main ingredient is cooked. Yet it is very versatile.
Marinate any vegetable that is to be grilled or braised in Chermoula. Braise small zucchini in Chermoula and serve on couscous. Mix together steamed young carrots and cooked chickpeas and dress with Chermoula or drizzle it over iceberg lettuce quarters and preserved lemon. Cover tofu or haloumi with it before grilling or pan frying. Stir through couscous, quinoa, rice or other grain, bean or lentil. Even pasta!
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In 2003 I had just shifted from Sydney to Adelaide and was travelling a great deal. I felt exhausted. I did a 3 week super energy diet – eliminated all from my diet that was heavy on the digestion. It was amazing, and here’s one of the recipes suggested from the energy diet book.
This retro recipe is from a healthy salad with a lovely honey, lemon and ginger dressing.
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