Spicy Spaghetti in a South India style tomato sauce with squid

I was in a mood to experiment in the kitchen last night and made this pasta sauce with tomatoes, chillies, garlic, and spices from South India to create this delightful spaghetti   dish with an Asian flair. This turned out to be a lovely combination of flavours and got a big thumbs up from my husband…

No-fuss Cabbage stir fry – Kerala style Cabbage Thoran

Cabbage thoran is the heart of Kerala Cuisine. Thoran is a dry vegetable dish traditionally made of finely chopped vegetables such as cabbage or beans mixed together with grated coconut, mustard seeds, curry leaves and turmeric powder briefly stir fried on a pan over a very hot fire. There are so many different ways to prepare a thoran. This is my version…

Pimiento con atun- Red peppers stuffed with tuna

This is a light and easy to make tapas dish. The idea came to me from my mom-in-law’s kitchen. She makes the traditional version with cod (pimiento con bacalao). I was looking for a stronger, more intense flavour and decided to try it with a tuna mix. I have also created a vegetarian version of…