Also spelled kecap manis, this is a sweet Indonesian sauce. This recipe combines sugar, soy sauce, lemon grass, garlic and star anise. This recipe is by Heidi Haughy Cusik as it appeared in the The San Francisco Chronicle, 7/1/92.
This spicy mixture for Jamaican Jerk Spice is a commonly used in Jamaica for seasoning pork or chicken. This rub is sometimes dry and sometimes more of a paste. The mixture can be stored in the refrigerator for at least 3 months.
Jalapenos en Escabeche are pickled jalapenos which are very popular in Mexico as well in the United States. This recipe includes carrots and onion and uses garlic, peppercorns for the seasonings. Serve escabeche along side most any Mexican food including tacos and burritos.
Ssamjang is a hot, spicy Korean condiment made with red chile paste (gochujang) and fermented soybean paste (dwenjang). The sauce can be used for dipping or a condiment with Korean BBQ.
Berbere is an aromatic Ethiopian spice mixture used in stews called wats and for coating foods prior to frying. The mixture is similar to an Indian garam masala. Most of these ingredients you can find in your local well-stocked grocery store. A less common spice, ajwain is typically found in an Indian ma...