Sauces & Dressings

Here are a few favourite condiments, sauces and dressings from my spa food files.

Macadamia satay sauce
½ cup macadamia nuts , ground to fine meal
1 cup coconut milk
Juice of lime
1 tsp chilli puree
½ knob ginger, finely chopped
1 tablespoon tamari
1 tablespoon tamarind paste

• Process in blender until smooth.

Chilli marinade
1 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoons macadamia oil
2 teaspoons
Chinese cooking wine
1 teaspoon chilli puree
1 clove garlic, finely grated
½ teaspoon smoked paprika
Pinch salt
Pinch pepper

  •  Add Combine all ingredients.

Honey Mustard Dressing
1 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon stoneground organic mustard
2 teaspoons raw organic honey

• Whisk together all ingredients.
• Alternately place in a blender and combine well.

Basil Pesto
1 cup basil leaves
1/2 cup roasted sunflower and/or pepita seeds
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons macadamia oil
1 cup water
Pinch salt

• In a food processor, combine basil with seeds and garlic.
• Add oil slowly and make into paste by adding more oil as required.
• Season with salt.

Chilli Puree
500 grams long red banana chilli (seeds removed)
1 tablespoon Brookfarm Lime and Chilli macadamia oil

• Combine both ingredients in a food processor.
• Blitz until smooth.
• Transfer to a storage container and cover with a little oil to prevent oxidation.
• Refrigerate for up to 10 days.


Gomasio is the principal table condiment in the Macrobiotic way of a natural foods diet. Use it in lieu of salt to season your food at the table, giving a hearty delicious taste. Gomasio also functions as a medicine in itself, due to its powerful ant-acid biochemical effect. It strengthens digestion and improves energy immediately.

1/4 cup black sesame seeds 1 teaspoon organic salt
1/4 cup dulse flakes

• Place seeds in a clean, dry, frying pan and toast on low heat, stirring often until they start to pop.
• In a mortar and pestle or coffee grinder, combine salt, seeds and dulse.

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