NUTS SAUCE

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:

    • 120 g of cream or whole fruit and oil seeds
    • 60 ml of water

INGREDIENTS FOR SALT SAUCE

Per una salsa salata aggiungere agli ingredienti della salsa neutra:

    • 20 ml citrus juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon of salt, optional

INGREDIENTS FOR A SWEET SAUCE

For a sweet sauce add to the ingredients of the neutral sauce:

    • 1 teaspoon of honey or agave or maple juice

INGREDIENTS TO AROMATE SALT SAUCE

Sulle dosi sopra indicate potete aggiungere uno di questi ingredienti:

    • 2 tablespoons of dried herbs
    • 1 teaspoon of spices

NGREDIENTS TO AROMATE A SWEET SAUCE

On the doses indicated above you can add one of these ingredients:

    • 1/2 teaspoon of bitter cocoa
    • 1/4 of teaspoon of coffee powder
    • 1/4 of natural vanilla bean
    • 50 g of chocolate

HOW TO MIX THE INGREDIENTS:

Without appliances:

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.
◇  For a salty sauce. In a bowl with a fork, mix the salt in the acidic part, in this way you will be sure that it will melt completely and spread evenly. When the salt is dissolved completely add the rest of the ingredients.
◇  For a sweet sauce. In a bowl with a fork, mix the chosen sweetener with water, in this way you will be sure that it will melt completely and spread evenly. Gradually add the rest of the ingredients by mixing well.

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.
Each seed and fruit has a different time to soak in this post you will find all the indications.
◇  After soaking, drain your fruits or oil seeds (soaking water should never be used)
◇  rinse them very well under running water by placing them in a narrow mesh strainer
◇  pour the seeds or oily fruits and the rest of the ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth
◇  take a break every minute, so as not to overheat the ingredients.

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

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