Chilli is a great ingredient and also a dish in itself. Here are recipes for both, including chilli con carne, Thai chilli, chilli prawns and chilli chicken.
Baby bok choy gets a sensational makeover: a spicy dressing makes all the difference to this Asian green. Serve with chargrilled chicken, pork steaks or stir-fried tofu cubes marinated in soy, ginger, honey and garlic, together with rice or noodles.
Here's a different Mexican salsa which uses grilled tomatillos (husk tomatoes) for a smoky flavour. Watch this recipe being made in the Allrecipes Tomatillo Salsa Video.
This chilli is not for the faint-hearted! The well rounded background flavour provides a great base for the fiery hot chilli.
Almost any whole fish can be cooked with this method but snapper is particularly good with the Thai flavours. If you can find it, try fresh galangal in place of the ginger, the flavour is unique.
Chicken mince is seasoned with spring onion, coriander, chilli sauce and lemon juice for a Thai-style snack. These make perfect party nibbles.