Add a tasty touch to each recipe.
WHICH SEEDS and OILY FRUITS CAN WE USE FOR OUR SAUCES?
NUTS: ◇ cashews ◇ peanuts (they actually belong to the legume family) ◇ almonds ◇ bitter almonds ◇ walnuts ◇ Brazil nuts ◇ macadamia nuts ◇ pecans ◇ hazelnuts ◇ pine nuts ◇ pistachios ◇
OIL SEEDS: ◇ hemp ◇ sunflower ◇ poppy ◇ sesame ◇ pumpkin ◇
WHY PREPARE THE FRUIT AND SEED OIL SEEDS AT HOME?
Every home preparation allows total control over our diet, avoiding repetitiveness starting from raw materials. We can choose ingredients of excellent quality, fresh, from organic farming, not roasted, unsalted and without added sugar to benefit from all the nutritional properties of fruit and oil seeds.
The kitchen is transformed into our very personal laboratory where the choice of taste, density, aromas and combinations has no limits.
HOW TO PREPARE THE SAUCES
NGREDIENTS FOR A NEUTRAL SAUCE
Basic ingredients for a sauce similar to mayonnaise:
INGREDIENTS FOR SALT SAUCE
Per una salsa salata aggiungere agli ingredienti della salsa neutra:
INGREDIENTS FOR A SWEET SAUCE
For a sweet sauce add to the ingredients of the neutral sauce:
INGREDIENTS TO AROMATE SALT SAUCE
Sulle dosi sopra indicate potete aggiungere uno di questi ingredienti:
NGREDIENTS TO AROMATE A SWEET SAUCE
On the doses indicated above you can add one of these ingredients:
HOW TO MIX THE INGREDIENTS:
Who does not own a blender or a mixer can start from a cream of fruit or oil seeds ready, you can easily find good quality creams on the market that contain unroasted fruit and oil seeds, without salt and sweeteners.
Using a mixer:
If you start from unroasted nuts or shelled oil, soaking them in water is essential to reduce them to cream and, at the same time, activate their enzymes and take advantage of their health.
HOW TO STORE THE SAUCE
In a jar closed in the refrigerator for a month at most.
Before consuming, they should be brought to room temperature and mixed very well because the oily part can separate from the rest of the ingredients and settle on the surface.
HOW TO AROMATE NEUTRAL SAUCE WHETHER ‘ALREADY IN REFRIGERATOR
If the neutral sauce is already in the refrigerator, before flavoring it or enriching it with other ingredients, it should be brought to room temperature and mixed very well. The oily part can separate from the rest of the components and settle on the surface and prevent a homogeneous aromatization.
HOW TO USE THE SAUCES
Savory sauces can:
- season raw salads, cooked vegetables, pasta
- stir in risotto or other cereals
- thicken and enrich soups and vegetable creams
- to be smeared
Sweet sauces can:
- enrich yoghurt, fruit salads, smoothies
- be smeared or stuffed desserts