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Spaghetti in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Spaghetti in Roasted Red Sauce

This dish will leave you wanting more and more.It is a simple 5 ingredient sauce made of red bell peppers,garlic,olive oil,salt and chilli flakes. The peppers or red capsicums are roasted in the oven or straight on the fire to give a smoky flavor to the sauce. The garlic was also roasted to increase the flavor and reduce the acidity and heat.I wrapped it in aluminum foil with some salt and olive oil and roasted it in the oven for 30 minutes.What you get at the end is a very gooey garlicy goodness without the tartness  that you can use across cuisines.I remember my mother roasting garlic cloves on a very low heat tawa(pan) so you can do that also if you …

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Mango and Jalapeno Crab

Mango and Jalapeno Crab

  Instead of our yearly jaunt to Goa we decided to go to Varkala and Alleppey this time.Both the places were a food extravaganza! We devoured buckets of butter fish and prawns , literally fished out the minute before from the sea. We even experienced a very local way of fishing where the fisherman lay a long net in the sea and tether it to the beach overnight.In the morning like magic you pull the net out and voila!the sea has blessed you with tonnes of its treasure. It was all most like the game we used to play as kids at birthday parties called “tug of war” but with 20 burly man pulling with all their might on one side and the sea …

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