Whip this up instead of your basic aioli the next time you’re looking to dress up your potato wedges or fried appetisers. It’s a terrific french fries dipping sauce, and it’s a perfect spicy condiment for crab cakes, fried shrimp, calamari, and hamburgers, just to name a few.
The selection of dips and dishes, including tapenade and anchoïade, that come together to make the Aperitif Provençale can be as few or numerous as you like, but the most important element is that the dishes are shared
Queso flameado is a dish of hot melted cheese and spicy chorizo that is often served flambé. Often compared to cheese fondue, it is a party dish and popular at cookouts and in restaurants as an appetiser.
Chile con queso can be eaten with tortillas, tortilla chips, or special queso chips which are thicker than regular tortilla chips. It can also be used as a condiment on fajitas, tacos, enchiladas, migas, quesadillas or any other Tex-Mex dish.
Dips are commonly used for finger foods, appetisers, and other easily held foods. Thick dips based on sour cream, crème fraîche, milk, yoghurt, mayonnaise, soft cheese, or beans are a staple of hors d’oeuvres and are thinner than spreads which can be thinned to make dips.
If you’re not a fan of this salty little fish, now’s the time to try it, because there are few other dishes that give it such an elaborate dressing-up and there’s no better way to eat raw seasonal vegetables.
Buttermilk and blue cheese combine to make a mayonnaise that is perfectly paired with your next lettuce salad.
Haydari is very easy to prepare. All you need is Greek yoghurt, a few cloves of garlic, some olive oil and dry spices like oregano, mint and basil.
Barberton is known for it’s fried chicken dinner which includes this tomato-rice dish called “hot sauce”. This “hot sauce” can be eaten as a dipping sauce or a side dish.
This is a quick and easy vegan pine nut cheeze that is perfect to use in salads or as a spread or dip.
Chilli oil is perfect for use as a dip for meat and dim sum, or in salad dressings, stir-fries, and even on pizzas.
Chamoy is a condiment from Mexico that is typically served as a dip for fresh fruit. It is made with fruit or fruit jams (such as apricot, mango or plum), chillies and lime juice. Make it easily at home with apricot jam, lime juice and chilli powder.
A silky smooth pandan coconut custard dipping sauce, this pandan custard is a common spread or dipping sauce for fresh breads of all sorts, waffles, fried bread sticks, and Pa Thong Ko (Thai Doughnuts).
Mutabal is a traditional Middle Eastern eggplant dip. The eggplants are usually grilled on a barbecue which gives them a nice smoky flavour but you can also roast them in the oven. Mutabal is traditionally served as an appetiser with some Lebanese bread or as a side sauce with grilled meat. This is an easy cool dip perfect with meat dishes and summer meals.
Malidzano is a traditional Macedonian cream salad made from eggplants, feta cheese, walnuts and spices. It derives its name from the Italian word for eggplant, melanzane . Malidzano is usually served as an appetiser along with bread.