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Our best dressings and sauces

Creating your own dressings and sauces from scratch is easier than you think! Try our recipes for homemade mayo, Italian dressing, plum sauce, BBQ sauce, Thai dipping sauce and more

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    East Coast tartare sauce

    This easy tartare sauce recipe turns store-bought mayo into a deliciously tangy dip or topping.

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    Pizza sauce

    Al Volo pizzeria's Neapolitan pizza sauce is very simple. Just use the best quality canned tomatoes you can find and salt. Photography by Todd Eyre.

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    Apple sauce

    This spiced apple sauce is wonderful served warm or cool to accompany your freshly cooked turkey, chicken or beef dish.

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    Quick spicy Asian plum sauce

    This quick spicy Asian plum sauce recipe is excellent with barbecued meats. You can also mix it with other sauces and dressings to boost flavour and create a sweet, fruity tang

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    Bourbon molasses barbecue sauce

    This delicious bourbon molasses barbecue sauce from The Australian Women's Weekly 'Made from Scratch' cookbook is great as a marinade, for basting meats, or as a dipping sauce for your next BBQ!

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    Basic mayonnaise

    Homemade mayonnaise, with its creamy, smooth texture and tangy flavour is an excellent condiment to have on-hand.

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    Lemon dressing

    Packed full of punch, this zesty lemon vinegarette is versatile enough to toss through any salad.

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    Homemade tomato sauce

    There's no need to buy processed supermarket tomato sauces when you can make your own tasty condiment and know exactly what's going into it.

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    Thai dipping sauce

    The flavour you get from just a few cupboard ingredients packs an enormous flavour. It is perfect for deep-fried spring rolls, rice paper rolls, or even drizzled over a perfectly cooked steak.

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    Yoghurt sauce

    Combine smooth, creamy natural yoghurt with some seasoning and dill to create this lovely sauce. It is delicious with lamb.

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