chilli/chili/chile (peppers)

Chilli peppers (of all colours) are widely used in many cuisines as a spice to add pungent 'heat' to dishes.
The chilli pepper (also chile, chile pepper, chili pepper, or chili) is the berry-fruit of plants from the genus Capsicum which are members of the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Chilli peppers are widely used in many cuisines as a spice to add pungent 'heat' to dishes. Capsaicin and related compounds known as capsaicinoids are the substances giving chilli peppers their intensity when ingested or applied topically.

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  1. karadekoolaid

    Recipe Chile con Carne

    Chile con carne simply means " hot peppers with meat", so I seriously doubt there's an authentic recipe. I don't think the dish even exists in Mexican cuisine - but who cares? I love it, my kids love it, and (unfortunately for me because it means I have to cook) their MATES love it! Chile con...
  2. Hemulen

    Recipe Beef Chili with Root Parsley

    Beef Chili with Root Parsley Serves 4 | Preparation & cooking time 45-50 min Ingredients ✧ 100 g/3.5 oz thinly sliced air cured/air dried ham ✧ 300 g/10.6 oz/0.66 lb minced lean beef ✧ 250-300 g/0.55-0.66 lb root parsley ✧ 2 shallots (or 1 medium-sized yellow onion) ✧ 5-6 garlic cloves ✧ 2...
  3. TastyReuben

    Recipe Peruvian Steak, Onion, And Tomato Stir-Fry (Lomo Saltado)

    Peruvian Steak, Onion, And Tomato Stir-Fry (Lomo Saltado) Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1-1/2 lbs beef sirloin tips, trimmed, cut with the grain into 3-inch pieces and sliced 1/2-inch thick against the grain 1-1/2 tsp ground cumin Kosher salt and ground black pepper 5 TB soy sauce, divided 3 TB...
  4. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Prawns in Orange and Chilli Sauce

    Serves 2, Preparation 5 mins + 1 h marinating, Cooking less than 5 mins 300g peeled (shell-off) prawns, fresh or frozen 1 tsp chilli flakes zest and juice 1 orange 2 tbsp EVOO – Extra Virgin Olive Oil White ground pepper, a pinch 1 tbsp of rice flour or maize flour for thickening Method...
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  6. flyinglentris

    Recipe Baked Chilli and Paprika Spiced Yam

    Baked Chili and Paprika Spiced Yam: Ingredients: 1) Yam - 1 2) Cayenne pepper sauce - 3 to 4 tspns. 3) Chilli powder - as desired 4) Paprika - as desired 5) Sun dried tomato, julienne cut - 3 to 4 tblspns. Procedure: 1) Cut the Yam in half, lengthwise. 2) Cover a baking sheet with...
  7. murphyscreek

    Recipe & Video Chilli Chocolate and Orange Kulfi

    This is definitely one for an adult palate....i.e. not for sweet tooths!! Hahaha... Recipe Ingredients 3 cups full cream milk 1 cup thick pouring cream 1/4 cup full cream milk powder 2 tbsp sugar 1/2 tsp chilli powder 50 gms 85% dark chocolate 1 tsp vanilla essence Zest of 1 orange...
  8. medtran49

    Recipe Cheddar shortbreads

    Makes 24 shortbread cookies/crackers 4 Tbsp unsalted butter, at room temperature 1-1/2 teaspoons sugar 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp ground cumin 2 Tbsp sour cream Scant 1 Tbsp water 1 small serrano chile, stemmed, seeded, and minced 1/4 cup finely chopped cilantro leaves 1 cup AP flour 4 ounces...
  9. rascal

    New chillies I'm trying

    My wife buys seeds from fire dragon chillies, these have just arrived , 7 pot brainstorm and 7pot Jonah. I will start as winter draws near in mini greenhouses. Has anyone heard of or grow these? Supposed to be mega hot I'm told. Fire dragon chillies are on poo pourri book and you tube. I have only...
  10. TastyReuben

    Recipe Chili-Cheese Balls

    CHILI-CHEESE BALLS Makes about 6 dozen appetizers Ingredients 2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese (8oz) 1 cup AP flour 1/2 cup butter, softened 1/2 tsp salt 1 can (4oz) chopped green chilies, well drained Directions Heat oven to 375F. Mix all ingredients. Shape into 3/4-inch balls. Place about 2...
  11. caseydog

    Recipe Yorky Porkie Thai Chili Burgers

    This burger was inspired by our resident "Burger King," Yorky. It is NOT a copy of a Yorky pork burger. It is my interpretation. The patty is ground pork, with diced shallot, garlic and sliced Thai chilis -- mixed into the meat, and rested overnight in the fridge. Instead of ketchup, I made a...
  12. rascal

    Chilli question?

    My wife picks chillies when she gets home at night, we have two greenhouses and numerous outside ones, she normally cuts the top green stem off and freezes the rest of the chilli. So she did exactly what she does every night while I made nachos which I served up. So she started eating nachos...
  13. flyinglentris

    Recipe Beef Achiote Chilli

    Beef Achiote Chilli: NOTE: This chilli is without beans and uses achiote paste as a potent flavoring. Ingredients: 1) Stewing beef cubes - 1 cup 2) Anaheim Pepper - 1 3) Tomato - 1 4) Sweet Onion - 1/4 5) Habanero Salsa - 3 tblspns. 5) Achiote paste - 3 tblspns. 6) Chilli Powder - 2 to 3...
  14. Beef Achiote Chilli

    Beef Achiote Chilli

    Beef Achiote Chilli
  15. flyinglentris

    Recipe Spice Islands Mash and Coulis

    Spice Islands Mash and Coulis: NOTE: Spice Islands mash is is a spice sauce preparation which can be later used to flavor food of many types. Spice Islands coulis is a spice coulis for similar applications. Ingredients: 1) Shallot - 1/2 to 1 2) Garlic - 1/8 cup 3) Thai chillies - 4 to...
  16. Hemulen

    Recipe Pea sprout & feta soup

    Pea sprout & feta soup Serves 2-3 | Preparation & cooking time 30 min This soup - topped with oven-cooked asparagus and bacon - doesn’t resemble much its inspirer, Crème Ninon. The taste of mixed pea sprouts and feta resembles asparagus, so the cut stalks mainly add some crunch and texture...
  17. Hemulen

    Recipe Savoury meat stew

    Savoury meat stew Serves 3-4 | Preparation 20-30 min, cooking time 2 hours Ingredients ✧ 15 g (0.53 oz/0.13 sticks) butter ✧ 9-10 cloves of garlic ✧ peel of 2 clementines (or mandarins/tangerines) ✧ 700-750 g (1.5-1.7 lb) beef (roast/rump) ✧ 1 teaspoon caster sugar ✧ 0.5 teaspoon (Gochugaru)...
  18. Hemulen

    Recipe Spicy Sugar Peas

    Spicy Sugar Peas Serves 2 |Preparation & cooking time 15-20 min Ingredients ✧ 1 tablespoon sunflower or canola oil ✧ 6 cloves of garlic ✧ 1 medium-sized yellow/brown onion ✧ 300 g (10.6 oz/~900 ml/3.8 cups) mangetouts/snow peas/sugar peas ✧ 1/2 teaspoon dried coltsfoot (can be substituted...
  19. Morning Glory

    Recipe Chicken Dopiaza

    Dopiaza means 'onions twice' (from Hindi do ‘two’ + pyāz ‘onion’). There are many different versions of this dish with varying amounts of onion. The thing I like about dopiaza is that the second layer of onions adds a sweetness and texture to the base sauce. Its generally a medium hot dish when...
  20. Chicken, Bacon and Pearl Onion Chilli

    Chicken, Bacon and Pearl Onion Chilli

    Chicken, Bacon and Pearl Onion Chilli
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