8 essential spices and sauces every kitchen must have

Spices and sauces are a great way of adding flavour to your cooking. Here is a list of 8 essential spices and sauces every kitchen needs;

1. Curry Powder

You can add this to your stews to get some delicious aroma to your meat. It also adds a nice colour to your meat.

2. Barbeque Spice

This spice is ideal for all your red meat dishes. Not only is it great for your braai, it is excellent for stews and soups.

3. Black pepper

Pairing black pepper with a bit of the barberque spice and the curry spice gives great flavour to your stews.

4. Jikelele

Jikelele is great for thickening your stews.

5. Stock cubes

Stock cubes are excellent for adding rich flavour to your stews and soups.

6. Peri-peri sauce

You can add this sauce as a marinate marinate for your braai meat or stir fry meat, it will elevate the flavour.

7. Soy sauce

It makes a great marinade or can be put into stews or used in stir-frying meat and vegetables. Soy sauce has high amounts of sodium so if you are watching your salt intake, it is a great substitute. Also, a little bit goes a long way.

8. Worcestershire sauce

Worcestershire sauce offers a savoury and sweet taste with a distinct tang. It can be used in marinates and also when stir-frying.


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