Before the World Cup started, I thought it would be a good idea to present a selection of Brazilian recipes, in honor of the WC’s host country. But then I forgot about it. With the WC entering its hot phase, below is the list of Brazilian recipes on Fiery Foods & BBQ that I’ve assembled over the years. Just click on a title to see the recipe.
Why wouldn’t you try making your own salsa or hot sauce? Our cousin, the Fiery Foods and Barbecue SuperSite, has all kinds of useful information on smoke, spice, and heat. Here are three articles from it to get you started cranking out your own custom fire.
Weighing in at 6.5 pounds, this 560-page, oversized book has more than 275 recipes and truly captures the cuisine of the region. But more than that, Sterling does a great job as a culinary travel guide, offering the inside scoop on the people, places, and ingredients of one of the world’s great regional cuisines.
British Radiologist Ian Rothwell, 55, became the first person to finish the world’s hottest curry at a UK restaurant while suffering hallucinations brought on by the dish. Truth to tell, drinking a glass of riot spray would have been cooler. And cooler. That’s what happens when you eat something with a reported six million Scoville units of heat in it. The curry is chock full of 20 Naga Infinity Chiles and has to be prepared by chefs wearing goggles and a face mask.
A table condiment to similar to ketchup—but much more pungent—sriracha sauce is becoming increasingly popular, and expanding from its traditional Thai roots into other cuisines.
This year I used about a pound of Las Cruces Cayenne pods to cook up a sweet and spicy Thai sauce. This sauce is thicker than “Louisiana Styel” hot sauce, and is less vinegary. Have fun!
Over the next three weeks, we’ll also share ideas for spicy pumpkin seeds, adding recipes for smoked pumpkin, and playing around with Sizzlin’ Sauces’ Howlin’ Hollar Hot Sauce with Pumpkin, too. Be sure to check back in with us every couple of days for ways to heat up Halloween.