Diva Tasting: Sauces and Marinades….

I love Mediterranean everything. Here are a couple of sauces and marinades that are very versatile.

Zhug Sauce-Marinade-Sauce AND Garlicky Tahini 2

Garlicky Tahini

1 Cup Tahini Paste

2 Tsp. Fresh Lemon Juice

1 Garlic Clove Grated (or To Taste)

1 Tsp. Kosher Salt

½ Cup Ice Water


And a medium bowl whisk together all ingredients until mixture smooth out and becomes light in color(if it doesn’t, add a bit more ice water). Taste for something seasoning adding more lemon juice or salt if desired. Keep for a week in the refrigerator

This delicious sauce is good for marinade, dipping sauce and much more….


1 Teaspoon Of Coriander Seeds And

2 Teaspoons Of Cumin Seeds, Toasted In A Pan Until Fragrant

1/3 Cup Grapeseed Oil

3 Fresh Serrano Peppers,

One Garlic Clove, Peeled

1 Teaspoon Of Ground Turmeric

1 Teaspoon Of Kosher Salt.


In a spice grinder grind toasted seeds until mixture forms a powder transfer a mixture to a blender add remaining ingredients and blend. Keep for a month in the refrigerator.


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