Sauces by Mabu Mabu
Mabu Mabu is a saying from the Torres Strait that means 'help yourself.' 'Traditionally, a Mabu Mabu is a banquet, shared table or big family meal. It's how we like to enjoy food on the islands: surrounded by the people we love.
Mabu Mabu are a Torres Strait owned and run business with an emphasis on using fresh, seasonal and native ingredients to create beautiful dishes that bring people together. If you are in Melbourne be sure to check out their restaurant!
Nornie Bero is the head chef and business owner. Originally from Mer Island in the Torres Strait, Nornie has been a professional chef for over 20 years. Her style of cooking is all about generosity and flavour. She has been creating dishes using native ingredients for much of her career, and is currently on a mission to make Indigenous herbs, spices, vegetables and fruits part of everyone's kitchen pantry.
This range of products is you chance to try some of these amazing flavours at home.
All are 250ml bottles, keep in a cool dry place away from sunlight. 12 months shelf-life.
How to use
Organic Tomato Sauce - a classic all-rounded. Great with meat, savoury pastries and hot chips (organic tomatoes, bush tomato, powdered mustard, celery salt, garlic powder, onion powder, white vinegar, sugar, pepper, cayenne, salt).
Green Tomato Hot Sauce - a zesty Mexican style hot sauce that can be used with tacos or as a salad dressing (green tomatoes, bush tomato, jalapeño chillies, fresh coriander, garlic, onion, white vinegar, lime juice).
Pineapple Hot Sauce - a tropical hot sauce for fish and white meats, or as a salad dressing (chillies, fresh pineapple, fresh coriander, lime juice, white vinegar, salt, sugar).
Island Marinade - The Torres Strait has a long history of trading with Asian and Polynesian peoples. As a result, you will often find soy sauce in our cooking. Use this marinade to make an outstanding fried chicken or barbecue pork (dark soy, ginger, garlic).
Organic Sriracha - A south-east Asian style hot sauce with a mild heat. Perfect for those who love to add a dash of chilli to every meal (organic red peppers, carrots, nativepepperberries, chillies, garlic, white wine vinegar, salt).
Chilli Paste - Our home made, very hot chilli paste made with macadaia. Contains garlic.