Red Pepper Sauce (Pimenta Moida)

This sauce is the basis for many Portuguese and Azorean recipes. It is tasty and sweet followed by an intense kick. It stores well in the refrigerator.  It is made with Shepherd peppers.  I know.  I never heard of them either.  You can use red bell peppers. Continue reading

Gomashio (Japanese Sesame Condiment)

This is an easy seasoning spice to make.  First sesame seeds are toasted, then they are coated with salt that has been dissolved in water.  It is mainly used to season rice and beans.  There is also a lot of nutrition in sesame seeds.  You will want to use this on all sorts of vegetables and other foods. Continue reading