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Hot Chinese Mustard 芥末辣中

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, October 18, 2010, In : China 

  • 4 tablespoons Chinese dry mustard
  • 2 tablespoons Water
  • 2 tablespoons Rice vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons Pickled ginger liquid
  • 1 Lemon, juiced
  • Pinch turmeric
  • 1 tablespoon Sugar
  • 1 Egg yolk*
  • 1 tablespoon Chile oil
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame oil
  • 1 cup Peanut oil
  1. In a bowl, combine all the ingredients except the oil. Stir until well blended.
  2. Slowly whisk in the peanut oil until emulsified. Refrigerate, covered until needed.
*Please note that there is a slight risk of salmonella poisoning using raw or und...
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Ponzu Dressing (Japanese Salad Dressing)

Posted by Kroocrew on Saturday, July 31, 2010, In : Japan 

Ponzu dressing is a variation of a Japanese dipping sauce. It's basically a three ingredient recipe: Light soy, lemon and rice wine vinegar. Because of its s
implicity other flavours can be added to enhance it's overall flavour and make it into a delectable salad dressing. Sweetness can be added by the addition of Mirin. An aromatic element by ginger, star anise or cloves.
Adding herbs into the mix is easily done with chopped coriander, spring onions sesame seeds or horseradish. It's really a ...
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Nam Jim (Thai Salad Dressing)

Posted by Kroocrew on Saturday, July 31, 2010, In : Thailand 

Nam Jim or Thai salad dressing is once again that great balance of flavours. The lime juice certainly wakens your mouth but the sourness doesn't make you pucker and hurt in the tonsils, the other ingredients of the palm sugar  and fish sauce softens the potential. At the same time there isn't a tameness to the dressing as the chillie kicks in rather quickly which stimulates chewing to minimise the heat. The garlic, shallot and coriander all add extra dimensions of flavour and the final comb...
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Thousand Island Dressing

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, April 6, 2010,

The original recipe or at least the oldest discoverable recipe of 1900 shows that this dressing was made by the mixing of two ingredients: ketchup and mayonnaise. There is no mention of pickle which is one of the reasons for recent writers to rationalise the name. It did however evolve from the sauce called Russian mayonnaise which did have many other ingredients. A postulated creator of this sauce is  Sophie Lalonde but this doesn't ring true as her first association was in 1910 and earlier ...
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Lao Salad Dressing

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, In : Laos 


  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 6 Tbsp of vegetable oil. (type and style is a personal preference)
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp Palm sugar, juggery or brown sugar
  • 5 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp fish-sauce


  1. Remove the yolks and mash them finely.
  2. Add the sugar, lemon juice and fish-sauce and mix well.
  3. Beat in the garlic and oil.
  4. Toss this with your salad pressing the salad ingredients lightly together.
This dressing is suitable for any garden style salad and especially Lao Salad and Luang Prabang Salad.


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Creamy Chilli Spicy Dressing

Posted by Kroocrew on Saturday, January 9, 2010, In : Srilanka 

This can be tried with any of your favourite chilli hot sauces. Use a basic 3:1 ratio of mayonnaise to hot sauce.  Adjust your heat level to your personal taste.

Creamy Chillie Spicy Dressing


3 Tbsp mayonnaise
1 Tbsp homemade ##Sriracha style chilli sauce, Huy Fong Sriracha, Tabasco or any chilli hot sauce
1 tsp lemon/lime juice
1/4 tsp soy sauce (optional)
1. In bowl, combine ingredients until smooth.
2. Use as dip or spread for your favourite dishes.

##Chilli Hot Sauce Recipe –{ Huy F...
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Coconut Chutney

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 8, 2009, In : India 



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Ingredients :

1 cup Coconut (grated)  
2 Red Chillies(dry)
1 or 2 Fresh chillies    
1 tsp mustard seeds
2 tsp urad dal                    
1 small piece tamarind (dry)                
1 tsp sugar                       
pinch hing                       
1 tbsp oil                         
pinch salt                        (salt can be added when served)

Method :

Grate or blitz the Coconut meat in a food processor such that the meat is coarsely ground and definitely not a paste. . A relatively ...

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Hari Chutney (Cilantro Chutney)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 8, 2009, In : India 

Hari chutney is made with fresh cilantro (coriander) and a variety of spices. It's an essential dressing in every Indian restaurant !

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•    1 bunch of chopped Cilantro
•    3 green chopped serano chillies ( equivalent to 2 Thai phrik chi fah chillies)
•    3 tablespoons of lemon juice
•    1/2 inch ginger
•    salt
•    1 teaspoon cumin seeds
•    1 teaspoon oil
•    1 teaspoon sugar
•    Pinch of asafetida (hing)
•    3 tablespoons of water


1.    Homogenise all i...

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