International Recipes and Cooking Around the World

Sauces, Condiments, Oils, Marinades and Spice Blend Recipes

Assortment of chutneys

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Sauces and condiments are the exclamation point to a meal, adding flavor, moisture and a certain visual appeal. Marinades work to tenderize meat and poultry while also enhancing and improving flavor. Spice blends lend unique and distinctive flavor to a variety of dishes and are endlessly customizable.

International Sauces, Condiments, Marinades, Spice Blends and Rubs Recipes

Le Grand Aïoli

Aioli garlic sauce in mortar

(French Provençal cod and vegetables with garlic mayonnaise)


A bowl of fresh chismol

(Central American fresh tomato, pepper and onion salsa)


Zataar (Middle Eastern spice blend)

(Middle Eastern spice blend)


Ajvar (Serbian roasted pepper and eggplant spread)

(Serbian roasted eggplant and pepper spread)


Bowl of Indian yogurt raita

(South Asian yogurt condiment)


Georgian walnut, cilantro and garlic sauce

(Georgian walnut, cilantro and garlic sauce)


Oysters with mignonette sauce

(French peppercorn sauce for raw oysters)


Htipiti (Greek feta and roasted red pepper dip)

(Greek feta and roasted red pepper spread)