Dip

Raita

Raita is an Indian condiment dish usually served with hot curries and kebabs. Usually prepared with yoghurt, cucumber, coriander and cumin, it’s a perfect side for anything hot and spicy. When you make curries or kebabs do you also serve Raita on the side? If not, you should as this...

How to make the Best Sweet Spicy Sawsawan 1

How to make the Best Sweet Spicy Sawsawan

Sawsawan is a Tagalog word for dip, typically made with vinegar with herbs and spices like garlic, onion, chillies, peppercorn, sugar and salt. If the Malaysians/Indonesians have the Sambal Oelek, the Thai have the Nam Pra Prik, the Vietnamese have the Nước chấm then the Filipinos have the sawsawan. Sawsawan...

Tzatziki

Tzatziki

Tzatziki or tzadziki is a type of Greek and Turkish meze or appetizer usually used for souvlaki and gyros; it can also be used as a dip for breads, potato chips and pita. This dish is made out of strained yoghurt mixed with grated cucumber, garlic, salt, olive oil, mint...

Baba Ghanoush

Baba Ghanoush

Baba ghanoush or Baba ganoush is a Levantine dish made out of mashed eggplant mixed with olive oil, tahini and various seasonings. Usually used as a spread or dip paired with some flat bread or pita chips. Baba ghanoush or Baba ganoush is a Levantine dish made out of mashed eggplant...

Cheese Fondue

Cheese Fondue

Cheese Fondue is a Swiss dish made out of cheese melted with wine, kirsch (type of cherry liqueur) and seasoning in a communal pot called caquelon; bread is then picked by long-stemmed forks and dipped into the melted concoction. Last Christmas my sister from Zurich gave me a cheese and...

Hummus

Hummus

Hummus or “hummus bi tahini” is a simple Arabic dip made out of mashed chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. Hummus or “hummus bi tahini” is a simple Arabic dip made out of mashed chickpeas, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice, salt and garlic. A very popular food...