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The Rise of Chilis Across the World

The Rise of Chilis Across the World

Chilis are found all across the world, and the heat that they create is vital to the cultures of many people living thousands of miles apart. But you might be shocked to know that in most places, chilis are not a native plant. “Ask a Chinese chili lover or an Indian...

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Chilis and the Hot South

Chilis and the Hot South

One of the odd things that might come to your mind when it comes to these delicious spicy fruits, is the fact that they are common close to the equator. So why do people who already live in hot environments eat spicy foods? Wouldn’t it make them even hotter? Well, not...

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3 Shocking Health Benefits of Chili Peppers

3 Shocking Health Benefits of Chili Peppers

Many people eat hot peppers in order to feel that spicy and flavorful burn that they can add to any meal. But not a lot of people know that there are health benefits to eating these peppers as well. So let’s look at a few of the more common ones. Pain reliever Many...

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Vegetable Curry and Mango Rice

Vegetable Curry and Mango Rice

Servings 4 Ready In: 30 minsCalories: 250 per servingGood For: FamilyMealIngredients 1 onion 2 cloves garlic 1 inch ginger 1 Aji Limon chili 1 stick celery 1 pepper Red Cabbage Cauliflower Black Beans 1 Mango Coconut Milk Tomato Puree Turmeric Cumin Seeds Coriander...

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Homemade Donner Kebab with Kebab Shop Chili Sauce

Homemade Donner Kebab with Kebab Shop Chili Sauce

Servings 4-6Ready In: 30 minsCalories: 50 per serving (3 poppers)Good For: Comfort FoodIngredients 500g minced meat 20g chopped parsley 1 tsp salt 1 egg Mixed Herbs Salt and pepper For the Chili Sauce: 1 tin of tomatoes 2 Ring of Fire chilis 1tbsp white wine vinegar...

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Your Chilis are Trying to Kill You

Your Chilis are Trying to Kill You

Many of the foods we eat have defence mechanisms that work to try to prevent us from eating them. However, that defence mechanism has been what makes the food have a tangy, spicy, or bitter taste. For instance, the sour and tangy taste of Pineapple comes from the...

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Facing Heaven Aubergines With Ginger and Garlic

Facing Heaven Aubergines With Ginger and Garlic

Servings 4 Ready In: 60 minsCalories: 250 per servingGood For: Dinner PartiesIngredients 4 large aubergines 1 pinch of salt 100 vegetable oil For the sauce: 2 tbsp cornflour 3 tbsp vegetable oil 2 tbsp Sichuan chili bean paste 1 Facing Heaven chili 2cm ginger, peeled...

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Breaded Stuffed Jalapeños

Breaded Stuffed Jalapeños

Servings 4-6Ready In: 30 minsCalories: 50 per serving (3 poppers)Good For: Dinner PartiesIngredients 20 jalapeños 100g plain flour 1 tsp smoked paprika 2 eggs, lightly beaten 75g panko breadcrumbs 1 litre vegetable oil For the stuffing: 150g full-fat cream cheese 50g...

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Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Chili) Hot Sauce

Bhut Jolokia (Ghost Chili) Hot Sauce

Servings 20Ready In: 30 mins Calories: 12Good For: Dinner PartiesIngredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 Bhut Jolokia Ghost Chilis 1 small onion diced 2 medium tomatoes 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup water Method   Heat oil in a pan and add...

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Vegan Thai Red Curry

Vegan Thai Red Curry

Servings 4-6 Ready In: 20 mins Calories: 210 per serving (4 servings)Good For: Healthy LivingIngredients 460g (drained weight) black beans 200g tenderstem broccoli 100g sugar snaps 1 onion, diced 1 red pepper 1 tsp coconut oil 1 jar Thai red curry paste (vegan) 1...

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Pulled Jack Fruit Tacos

Pulled Jack Fruit Tacos

Servings 4-6 Ready In: 30 minsCalories: 210 per serving (4 servings)Good For: Comfort FoodIngredients 12 Crunchy Tacos 250g (drained weight) Jackfruit 1 diced onion 2 orange habaneros 1/2 Lime 1 tsp coconut oil 1 tsp Garlic paste 2 chopped tomatoes Method   1...

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