About Asha Gomez

Asha Gomez is the author of the award-winning cookbook My Two Souths: Blending the Flavors of India into a Southern Kitchen, and runs The Third Space, an Atlanta culinary studio where she hosts her streaming cooking classes and YouTube channel Curry and Cornbread. Asha also works as a Global Ambassador for CARE specifically in the area of food insecurity. She’s also involved with the James Beard’s Foundation’s Chef Boot Camp for Policy Change. @ashagomez

Empty pie crust in a pie plate, with kitchen shears next to it.

Cream Cheese Pie Crust

Looking for an easier, yet still flaky and tender, pie crust? This little beauty is a little more forgiving and perfect for either sweet or savory tarts.

A cast-iron skillet filled with a tomato and cheese pie, one slice missing. Next to it, aq white plate with a half eaten slice of pie.

Tomato and Cheese Pie

Tomato pie is a summer staple that combines tart and peppery flavors to fantastic effect, especially when combined with a cream cheese crust.

Crawfish piled on a platter and on newspaper beneath it with a bowl of butter beside for a tandoori masala crawfish boil.

Indian Spiced Crawfish Boil

An Indian-inspired tandoori masala crawfish (or shrimp) that’s still the butter-drenched feast you expect but with a warming spice blend. Napkins, please!