High angle shot of two pint size mason jars filled with pickled jalapenos.

Pickled Jalapenos

Pickled Jalapenos are a staple in my house. If we don’t have them at the ready to put on tacos, quesadillas, tuna salad sandwiches, wraps of all sorts, nachos, chilaquiles, … Read more

close-up shot of a mason jar filled with pickled daikon radishes and carrots.

Pickled Daikon and Carrots

Vietnamese Pickled Daikon and Carrots are an essential part of my all-time favorite sandwich, the Vietnamese Banh Mi. These quick pickled veggies add just the right crunch and sweet-and-sour flavor. … Read more

low angle shot of a bowl of shichimi togarashi with a spoon

Shichimi Togarashi

Shichimi Togarashi is a magical Japanese condiment. Sprinkle this mixture over rice bowls and other dishes to add flavor and crunch. It’s perfect on fish, meat, rice, or noodle dishes. … Read more

a low angle shot of a bowl of cucumber raita with radishes on top

Easy Homemade Cucumber Raita

Cucumber Raita, that refreshing and cooling staple of Indian cuisine, is the perfect finishing condiment for an Indian meal. Serve it with spicy food like curries, as a dip for … Read more

Low angle shot of mango salsa with a hand dipping a tortilla chip into the salsa.

Mango Habanero Salsa

Mango Habanero Salsa is the perfect topping for fish tacos or simply for dipping. It’s spicy and sweet, and really easy to make. It’s also crazy delicious.  I love the sweet-spicy … Read more

Shot of a bowl of Vietnamese peanut sauce on a platter with fresh summer rolls.

Vietnamese Peanut Sauce

Vietnamese peanut sauce is the perfect dipping sauce to go with fresh summer rolls. It also doubles as a sauce for noodles, satay, or even as a salad dressing. Peanut … Read more

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Quick & Easy Cucumber Kimchi

Korean Cucumber Kimchi is a spicy, flavorful Asian condiment. It is ubiquitous on Korean tables, but makes a delicious addition to any rice bowl. This quick version, which isn’t truly … Read more

Overhead shot of Szechuan peppercorns and kosher salt in a cast-iron skillet.

Roasted Szechuan Pepper Salt

Szechuan Pepper Salt is a common seasoning mix used in Chinese cuisine. To make it, Sichuan peppercorns are toasted in a skillet along with coarse salt. Next, the mixture is … Read more