Tag Archives: sauces

Basic Basil Pesto

I love when basil is in season. Instead of the puny grocery store offerings, I get to come home with something I would describe more like a ‘bouquet’ of basil. As I walk home from the market, the basil wafts out of my canvas bag and I try to decide what exactly to do with all of this basil. Unless I’m feeling adventurous, there is really only one answer that will suffice. PESTO.
Continue reading Basic Basil Pesto

A “Truly Mexican” Tomatillo Chipotle Salsa

Tomatillo Chipotle Salsa and Moritas
I hadn’t had the urge to buy a cookbook since 2010…

When I saw Roberto Santibañez’s “Truly Mexican” cookbook at the Frida and Diego exhibit at the AGO, it looked like something I would enjoy and learn from. This book focuses on some of the basics of Mexican cooking, with most of the book dedicated to perfecting variations on sauces.

Continue reading A “Truly Mexican” Tomatillo Chipotle Salsa