Tell Me, Do You Like To Cook? The Twelve Sauces That You Have To Know How To Make

Are you a kitchen lover? If so, you should know that there are 12 types of sauces that you should know how to prepare to please all palates, these sauces are very easy to make and you can combine them with any dish, you just need a little creativity and you will achieve excellent meals that will leave everyone sucking their fingers.

When talking about food, it is important to have the creativity to be able to prepare various meals during the week and in this way, several menus, the intention to share the sauces that you should know how to prepare, is for you to have an inspiration and to prepare delicacies.

12 sauces that you must learn to prepare:

If you want to make a lunch or dinner for your family and friends and you need a little inspiration, we share 12 types of sauces that you can combine in your dishes:


Many people like to combine their food with mayonnaise, this is probably one of the best-positioned sauces on the market, but what better than to surprise all our guests with a homemade mayonnaise? Surely they will be amazed!


If you did not know this term, it is the one used to abbreviate garlic and oil sauce, if, as you read it, by combining these two ingredients you can give your dishes an unparalleled flavor, you can place a bit on pieces of bread and take them to the oven about 5 minutes.

To prepare aioli sauce for several people we will need these ingredients:

-A glass of extra virgin olive oil
-A bit of freshly squeezed lemon juice
-2 cloves of garlic
-1 egg
-Fresh parsley (optional)


The tomato sauce par excellence with which we accompany hamburgers, pasta, fried potatoes, and many other foods can also be done at home, in this way you avoid the excessive use of chemicals used in the market.

Barbecue sauce

This room can not miss if you want to make a menu that involves meat, for all lovers of meat, know that this sauce has no equal.

This sauce is perfect to accompany it with pasta, it is also really easy to prepare, you will only need tomatoes, garlic, onion and the species you want to add.


The pasta to accompany the pastichios, this delicious sauce is very easy to prepare and the main ingredients to make it are flour and milk.


-4 tablespoons of butter
-3 tablespoons of all-purpose sifted flour
-720 ml of warm milk
-1 teaspoon salt
-Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
-½ teaspoon grated nutmeg

This makes the bechamel easy:

We begin by melting the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.

Once it is melted and begins to sizzle, add the sifted flour and beat with the hand mixer until all the lumps have disappeared and the mixture acquires a light brown color, (about 5 minutes).

We add the hot milk little by little and continue beating until it starts to thicken. We take it to a boil and let it cook for 8 minutes, or until the sauce thickens, stirring constantly.

We remove it from the heat, add salt, pepper, and nutmeg. We test in case if something has to be rectified and we remove it until we are going to use it.


Beloved by Italians, it is a sauce that undoubtedly gives a very special and delicious touch to pasta.

Ingredients of pesto sauce:

-3 cups of small basil leaves.
-2 cloves of garlic
-1/4 cup of pine nuts.
-1/4 cup of grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
-1/4 cup of pecorino romano grated cheese.
-1/3 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
-A pinch of salt.


The mojo picon is a sauce from the Canary Islands, you may never have heard about it but it adds a touch of flavor to your fantastic meals.

-2 red peppers
-1 red pepper
-1/2 cup of oil
-2 tablespoons of vinegar
-2 cloves of garlic
-1/2 teaspoon ground cumin


Mix all the ingredients in a mortar or with a hand blender. It is advisable to split the garlic into several pieces and add it little by little, in order to achieve the desired power.

Yogurt sauce

Yes, even if you do not believe it, you can make delicious sauces using Greek yogurt and you can use them to accompany salads, French fries, and many other foods.


-1 natural yogurt (125 gr), or natural Greek if you want a thicker result.
-1/2 clove of garlic, or if it is tiny, 1 whole tooth.
-1/2 lemon juice
-5 leaves of mint or fresh mint.
-Freshly ground black pepper.
-Extra virgin olive oil and salt.

Tartar sauce

This other delicious sauce is also perfect to accompany your meat, it will give an exquisite touch

Pepper sauce

We continue with the best sauces to accompany the meat, if you like spicy, this sauce is ideal for you.


-1 c / s of extra virgin olive oil (butter can also be used)
-1 and ½ c / s of black peppercorns (or 1 c / s of green pepper)
-40 grams of cognac
-400 grams of evaporated milk
-1 c / c approx. of freshly ground black pepper
-15 grams of meat concentrate or glacé

Cheese sauce

This is probably the most beloved sauce for children, the best of all is that you can accompany it with almost every type of food you can imagine.

Ingredients :

-150 grams of cheddar cheese

-1 tablespoon of flour

-1 tablespoon butter with salt

-1 cup of milk

-1 teaspoon paprika paprika

-Salt to taste