Oriental sauces

As you already know, at the luxury hotel in Alicante Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa, we are Asian food lovers. Today we are travelling around the Asian continent to discover you the most popular Oriental sauces. Do you want to know which are they? Keep reading!

Soy sauce. It is the queen of Asian sauces. This condiment comes from the fermentation of soy seeds. It is usually served with fried rice dishes, spring rolls, sushi and sashimi. Besides, it is included in meat and fish recipes; its flavour is ideal to marinate.

Oyster sauce. It is very popular in Chinese, Filipino and Cambodian cuisine. It is prepared with the extract of salting oysters. Oyster sauce can harmonize the flavour of different ingredients dishes. It is very used as an ingredient when cooking vegetables as kai lan or chicken stir-fry.

Sesame oil. It is a vegetable oil derivative from sesame seeds. Its flavour reminds of the seed it comes from. It is the oil used for cooking in Southeast Asia for reinforce the taste of some dishes. It has many benefits for the organism: its antioxidant properties and it is good for teeth and skin care.

Rice vinegar. This is a vinegar made from the rice fermentation. Its colour goes from light gold to white. It is the vinegar used in Japanese cuisine; it is used for seasoning many dishes such as sushi. Its mild flavour differentiate it from other types of vinegars. Additionally, it has many benefits for the immunological system.

If you visit us at the 5 stars resort Asia Gardens Hotel & Thai Spa, you will be able to enjoy the different flavours of Asian cuisine in our Asian restaurant par excellence: Koh Samui. We are looking forward to seeing you!