I mentioned mushroom ketchup on the Cookingbites Challenge, and LadyXCII asked me for a recipe. Alas, I have never made it (although I have tried it), but I have made this one, with certain success, once you get over the psychological barrier of using bananas in a savoury sauce. It originated...
Spicy chicken, mushroom & egg soup
Serves 4-6 | Preparation & cooking time 45 min
This new soup is rich in flavour: it's inspired by curries and flavourful omelettes. The soup contains many spices and small amounts of unconventional pastes and sauces* but it's easy to make.
*Spice pastes and...
Sweet and Spicy Twice Baked Sweet Potato
Easy recipe, but takes some time to bake.
Ingredients (for one serving -- multiply as needed)
1 Large Sweet Potato
1 TBSP Butter
1TBSP Dark Brown Sugar
1 TBSP Maple Syrup
1 Cayenne (or similar) Chili Pepper
1 Finely Diced Jalapeño Pepper (garnish)...
The sauce is basically a satay sauce, just a little thinner.
1 teaspoon fresh ginger, peeled/grated
1 medium red bell pepper, coarsely chopped
1/4 to 1/3 cup coarsely chopped onion
2 cloves fresh garlic, finely chopped
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into bite size pieces
This Sichuan Spicy Boiled Fish is one of the most popular dishes from Sichuan, China. It makes up a very special weekend dinner. The fish is tender, fresh, and juicy. The spiciness matches the delicacy of the fish and tastes amazing! I hope you will enjoy :)...
In her fascinating book The Flavour Thesaurus, Nicky Segnit writes that the compound 3-sec-butyl-2-methoxypyrazine, which has a slightly musty, green-pea quality is present at higher levels in parsnip than any other vegetable. She suggests pairing parsnips with peas in a winter soup. Here I...
Its such a simple recipe and you can make it as spicy as you like by adding extra chilli. I served the soup with a toasted camembert sandwich for a complete meal.
1 medium onion, finely chopped
20g ginger grated (1 tbsp)
2 tsp fresh turmeric, grated
2 fat cloves of...
Marinated beef with leek and spicy rice
Serves 5-6 | Marinating overnight, Preparation & cooking 30-40 min
This dish contains shallot, garlic and leek. The nigella seeds (Nigella sativa L.) mimic the tone of roasted onions. The abundant vinegar and a spoonful of sugar give the beef a Teriyaki...
Recipe can be doubled, tripled, or quadrupled as desired.
1/2 cup shelled pistachios
1-1/2 Tbsp sugar
2 Tbsp honey
tiny pinch of salt
1/8 -1/4 tsp hot chile pepper flakes (Carolina Reaper, Scorpion or Ghost) or powder (optional and to your heat tolerance)
Combine sugar, honey and...
500 grms cubed pork shoulder
1 large onion sliced
4 cloves of garlic chopped
1 thumb of ginger sliced
2 tbls of garam masala
1 teaspoon of turmeric
1 teaspoon of fresh ground black pepper
4 good grinds of Himalaya mountain salt
1 cup of yogurt
Serves: 2 | Preparation time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 20 mins
Broccoli: 200 g
Fresh or Frozen Prawns: 80 g (about 8 medium-sized prawns)
Garlic: 2 cloves
Anchovy fillets in olive oil: 2
Extra Virgin Olive oil (EVOO): to taste
Dried chili pepper flakes: a teaspoon
Salt and pepper: to taste...
Here is a combination to spice up your usual tomato sauce: anchovy fillets and ‘Nduja, with the addition of black olives and myrtle leaves.
‘Nduja is a spicy spreadable pork cream from Calabria, Italy.
Serves: 4 | Preparation time: 10 mins | Cooking time: 25 mins
Tomato sauce: 450 g...
Turkish Style Spicy Tomato Dip - Acili Ezme
Possibly the most common meze dish in Turkey, Turkish version of salsa dip with fresh tomatoes, chilies, onions and a spicy sauce, usually served with kebabs but the recipe itself is vegan and full of vitamins...