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This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

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Pizza Sauce

Whip up this basic tomato sauce recipe in no time flat to use with any pizza or pasta.
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 cup tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp pepper
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp oregano
  • 1 tbsp Italian seasonings
  • 1 cup tomato juice
  • 1/2 tsp Anise seeds
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley


Heat the oil and the garlic in a deep pot, stir in the tomato paste before the oil garlic begins to crackle.

Season with salt and pepper, simmer over a low flame for 10 minutes.

Stir in the seasoning leaves, add some tomato juice if the sauce is too thick, simmer for five more minutes.

Serve with your favourite pizza or pasta.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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