Homemade barbecue sauce

Classic BBQ staple

2 cups of passata
1 tablespoon of tomato puree
1/2 cup of treacle/molasses
1/2 cup of apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup of water
1 teaspoon of ground cumin
2 teaspoon of smoked paprika
1 teaspoon of mustard powder or English mustard
a few splashes of Worcestershire sauce
Salt and pepper
A generous splash of bourbon (if available)

Place everything in a pot and slowly heat and whisk. Cook for about 10 mins on a low heat. Remove, cool, and ready for use. It can also be used as a marinade.

Chef: Aoiffe MacHale

Dr. Helen Cummins is a lifestyle editor, publisher and successful entrepreneur, who has lived and worked in Palma de Mallorca for the past 20 years. She started abcMallorca.com in 2003 which has grown into one of the island’s largest websites with over 6 million visits per annum.

Her website helencummins.com is a compilation of all the things she values since moving to the island, running hc/ Digital Media and creating an idyllic life in Son Vida with her husband Georg and daughter Eva.

Slow Luxury Living is what sits at the heart of the hc/ website, which aims to inspire people to slow down and appreciate the Mediterranean lifestyle. Alongside her editorial team, Helen handpicks businesses and places that adhere to SLOW: Sustainable, Local, Organic and made with Love.