Green Masala Curry

Upma and Green CurryMy adaptation of the traditional Kerala Green Peas Masala Curry, with added spinach (I’m such a fan of spinach!). Can be served with rice for the gluten free version, or with semolina.

Don’t freak out if you don’t have all the spices for the masala. Garlic, ginger and cumin are basics, for the rest do with what you have, be creative! Continue reading “Green Masala Curry”

Salad Dressings – Tips and Recipes

Dressings are as important as the content of your salad. And not all dressings go with any salad, that’s would be too easy! In my opinion, richer salads made of many different ingredients, including savoury and sweet notes, ask for simple salad dressing – a dash of extra virgin olive oil and lemon juice is just perfect. On the other hand, mustard or tahini dressing go well with lighter salads that do not already include too many different flavours.
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Guacamole, the famous and classical avocado side dish, can be served as a dip or as a condiment in dishes such as burritos or burgers.

But please, don’t over consume avocado: even though I am a huge fan of avocado, I have it once – max twice – a month as the avocado boom is having disastrous consequences in Mexico, such as deforestation and environmental degradation due to an important use of chemicals. Without mentioning the fact that part of its production is controlled by drug cartels who give a hard time to the farmers. This being said, enjoy your guacamole (it’s a treat)!

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