If there is one thing that defines French cuisines, and earns it much praise, it is its sophisticated range of sauces. Every meal is matched with an accompanying sauce, from a creamy veloute to a tangy vinaigrette. Discover some of the best, and all the tips and recipes to perfect them, in this nifty guide.

If there is one thing that defines French cuisines, and earns it much praise, it is its sophisticated range of sauces. Every meal is matched with an accompanying sauce, from a creamy veloute to a tangy vinaigrette. Discover some of the best, and all the tips and recipes to perfect them, in this nifty guide.

2014 Badia a Coltibuono Cetamura Chianti - Tangy berry flavors define this charming entry-level Sangiovese.

2014 Badia a Coltibuono Cetamura Chianti - Tangy berry flavors define this charming entry-level Sangiovese.

Marotti Campi Orgiolo Lacrima di Morro d’Alba Superiore  $24   Sharp, well-defined aromas of cumin, exotic herbs, dried roses and violets, even some dark tea leaves. Distinct earthiness to dark berry flavors laced with spice and a persistent macchia, sort of an Italian cousin to herbes de Provence. Tangy acidity was balanced by mildly dry tannins, all leading to a vibrant, fairly long finish. Food: roast pork with figs, porchetta with fennel and garlic, grilled white fish, pecorino cheese.

Marotti Campi Orgiolo Lacrima di Morro d’Alba Superiore $24 Sharp, well-defined aromas of cumin, exotic herbs, dried roses and violets, even some dark tea leaves. Distinct earthiness to dark berry flavors laced with spice and a persistent macchia, sort of an Italian cousin to herbes de Provence. Tangy acidity was balanced by mildly dry tannins, all leading to a vibrant, fairly long finish. Food: roast pork with figs, porchetta with fennel and garlic, grilled white fish, pecorino cheese.

Aromatic freshly ground masalas with a coconut base and a tangy tamarind taste define Chettinad curries. This time around we experimented with a big fat king fish and paired it with spices for an authentic Meen Kozhambu aka fish curry. Relish it with coconut or lemon rice for a delightful South Indian meal.

Aromatic freshly ground masalas with a coconut base and a tangy tamarind taste define Chettinad curries. This time around we experimented with a big fat king fish and paired it with spices for an authentic Meen Kozhambu aka fish curry. Relish it with coconut or lemon rice for a delightful South Indian meal.

An exotic mingling of Chinese black tea, tangy citrus peel and luxurious spices. Sweet cinnamon and ginger define this fragrant brew.

An exotic mingling of Chinese black tea, tangy citrus peel and luxurious spices. Sweet cinnamon and ginger define this fragrant brew.

Although the pork is the star ingredient, it's the tangy leek sauce that defines this dish

Although the pork is the star ingredient, it's the tangy leek sauce that defines this dish

What's better on a hot summer day than a cold refreshing drink? The Chamoy Margarita is too complicated to define in a single word, because it's cool, tangy, sweet, salty, spicy and refreshing all at the same time.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

What's better on a hot summer day than a cold refreshing drink? The Chamoy Margarita is too complicated to define in a single word, because it's cool, tangy, sweet, salty, spicy and refreshing all at the same time.------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Miguel Barclay’s pork chop in mustard and leek sauce

Miguel Barclay’s pork chop in mustard and leek sauce

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