Spicy Recipes

Mussels Saganaki

Taverna-Style Mussels Saganaki

Rich and warming with a nicely fiery bite, this mussels saganaki recipe is an exceptional winter dish, but delicious any time of year. Unmistakably Greek, it’s one of those rare starters that is equally outstanding when served as an elegantly simple main course. It really … Read more

Spicy Italian Tapenade

Spicy Italian Tapenade

We’re not going to mess with a classic too much. This spicy Italian tapenade is made with the same delicious ingredients you’d find in a traditional recipe — olives, garlic, parsley, sundried tomatoes. But we’ve added a most certain kick of heat to this recipe. We … Read more

Brazilian Coconut Chicken Curry

Brazilian Coconut Chicken Curry

Full of flavor and spice, Brazilian coconut chicken curry is smooth, creamy, and as fiery as you’d like it to be. Lime, turmeric, and, of course, coconut share center stage with the chili pepper of your choice. If you are here for the heat (our expectation!), … Read more

Spicy chakalaka

Spicy Chakalaka: Southern Africa’s Multi-Tasking Wonder Dish

Hot, fiery, and incredibly versatile, spicy chakalaka is hugely popular across Southern Africa. The reason is simple. It can play Oscar-winning roles as a main course, side dish, or relish. I can’t think of anything I’ve eaten that has so many possibilities. Chilies might get … Read more

Chipotle Sticky Toffee Pudding

Chipotle Sticky Toffee Pudding

Chipotle sticky toffee pudding is a delightful traditional pudding with a spicy twist of smoky flavor. But don’t fear — the heat here (from chipotle pepper powder) is not enough to put anyone off. It’s just enough to know it is there and the warmth … Read more

Cayenne-Roasted Butternut Squash with Hot Makhani Sauce

Cayenne-Roasted Butternut Squash With Hot Makhani Sauce

This roasted butternut squash main course is packed with contrasting flavors and textures. Chunks of velvety butternut are roasted with cayenne pepper and turmeric. It’s paired with chickpeas crisped hot and fast in butter. And a richly spiced, creamy sauce boosted by hot bird’s eye … Read more

Spicy Mushroom Risotto

Spicy Mushroom Risotto

Spicy mushroom risotto is a traditional Italian dish with a delicious fiery twist.  Don’t expect leftovers, but if you decide to make extra you can keep it in the refrigerator for up to four days and reheat in the microwave until piping hot. This is … Read more

Beef Brisket Chili with Sweet Cornbread Dumplings

Beef Brisket Chili With Sweet Cornbread Dumplings

Here’s a different way to enjoy chili con carne. Beef brisket chili is all you’d expect a fine bowl of chili to be — hot, meaty, a touch spicy (thanks to cayenne peppers), and rich. The difference is the fab dumplings that do away with … Read more

Chipotle and sundried tomato bruschetta

Chipotle And Sundried Tomato Bruschetta

Here’s a delightful snack from the Mediterranean, with a spicy but subtle twist. Chipotle and sundried tomato bruschetta packs a bunch of flavor, with a little heat and a touch of smokiness. This recipe will work well with whatever bread you like best but our … Read more

Fiery Chicken with Mediterranean Sauce

Fiery Chicken With Knockout Mediterranean Sauce

This fiery chicken dish gives crisp-skinned, tender chicken the chili spotlight it deserves. Tanged with olives and capers, its rich and fiery cherry tomato sauce is lightly sweetened by bell peppers. Serve with crunchy potatoes, roasted with garlic, and rosemary. The huge appeal of our … Read more