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sauce aigre doux

sweet and sour sauce

五柳甜酸炸鱼球 Deep Fried Fish Fillet with Pickles - Tea Garden Oakleigh AUD21

Sauce aigre doux is one you’ll most likely to run into as a sauce for seafood or pork in Chinese restaurants.

Gastrique, however, is the word for the tangy blonde caramel for making sweet and sour sauces for dishes such as canard à l’orange.

Sauces and condiments

Text © Dana Facaros

Image by Alpha