Chilli salt squid with sweet grilled eel, black ink noodles and pimiento

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By Christine Manfield

Published 1999

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This composition is a union of savoury, luscious flavours and textures redolent of the Mediterranean: the sweetness of the roasted pimiento highlights the natural sweetness of the squid and the chilli salt crust provides a spicy edge. Look for roasted pimiento and poblano chillies in Spanish or gourmet food stores. Grilled eel fillets imported from Japan are available from some Asian food stores. If you find it difficult locating them, use local hot-smoked eel, fresh mackerel or sardine fil