Peeling and seeding tomatoes may take time, but fresh homemade tomato sauce is worth the effort. Firm, ripe plum tomatoes are the best choice for this sauce, and if you grow them in your garden, even better!
Dried tomatoes (not oil-packed) make a tomato sauce mix with a unique flavour that pasta lovers will appreciate. Give the recipe for Double-Tomato Sauce along with the mix.
Baking instead of pan-frying the meatballs and a quick tomato sauce means you can have a tasty dish in no time.
Who needs canned tomato sauce? Ready in mere minutes, a dash of balsamic vinegar makes this budget-friendly spaghetti dish stand out from the rest.
Served with a fresh tomato sauce, these succulent patties are ready in under half an hour.
Serve these in rolls or pitas with Spiced Tomato Sauce (recipe, below). Lamb makes a tasty substitute for the beef.
Has your backyard herb garden left you with an abundance of basil? Take a break from pesto and try this rustic, herb-infused tomato sauce.
Serve with: Rice and cucumber slices tossed with a dressing of rice vinegar, sugar, garlic, fish sauce and pepper The Philippines was a Spanish colony for more than three centuries, and its cuisine, especially that of the major cities, has incorporated some Spanish ingredients and adapted Spanish dishes to its own tastes. However, the cooking remains basically Southeast Asian in flavour, as in this traditional tomato sauce made more vibrant with ginger, an important ingredient in most fish preparations. It goes best with full-flavoured fish, such as kingfish, grouper, snapper, halibut, pickerel or catfish.