In which I investigate how to ramp up the heat in my traditionally not-spicy-at-all chilli con carne, and also dare to add some chocolate to it. A very successful experiment!Continue reading “Chilli con carne estilo mole”
We cook dals and curries quite often, but after we had spent the beginning of the year in Spain, we wondered whether we could cook a curry but in a Spanish style. I was certain this was possible—after all, chickpeas with spinach is a typical dish in southern Spain—and yet it was amusing to do it deliberately: to set out to cook a curry but using Spanish seasoning only.Continue reading “Chana saag “a la española” (Spanishised chana saag)”
I wanted something soothing and autumnal like a shepherd’s pie but I was also feeling quite adventurous and experimental, so I ended up with this delicious alternative, which also happens to be vegan 😇Continue reading “Butternut squash & turnip pie”
As I mentioned in an earlier post, the agroturismo we stayed on had kiwi trees, so it’s not surprising that the starter for one of the dinners was a platter with kiwi jam, fresh cheese, harder cheese, peach and… fresh kiwis!
We didn’t just spend our time in Italy eating food… we also had Italian lessons, in which we learnt about… food and drinks! 😂 Continue reading “A lesson on making pizzas”