Product review: Flava-It Ghost Chilli Marinade

Flava-It Ghost Chilli Marinade is a dry marinade that can be added to all meats, but is particularly well-suited to marinading chicken and veg for fajitas! When I saw ‘Ghost chilli’ I was slightly worried the marinade would be too hot for anyone else eating my fajitas, but as the packet says, this family owned British…

Product of the week: The Spice Tailor

Everyone’s entitled to an easy ready-meal every once in a while and my go-to easy meal is curry. But let’s face it. Curry sauces from a bottle never taste as good as a curry you made from scratch unless you go a little more ‘upmarket’. I was wandering aimlessly around my local supermarket, looking for a…

Hawkshead Chilli jam

I got this jar as a present a month ago and tried it tonight with my favourite snacks – prawn crackers. Chilli jam is exactly what it sounds like and it often follows a similar recipe to strawberry jam or any other fruit jam. It’s the same as chocolate and chilli in that sweet and spicy…

Review: Ass Kickin’ Habanero Popcorn

There are a lot of new spicy products appearing in the shops. Some just don’t work for, example, chilli gummy bears – just no. Some make you wonder why it’s taking so long to put the two together. Ass Kickin’ Habanero Popcorn combines a popular movie snack with “ass kickin’” habanero seasoning. Warm buttery popcorn with…

Flashy Food’s spicy sausage pasta

Continuing with my reviews of products I bought at a local food festival, next up is Rosso Uno chilli from Flashy Food. This Sicilian inspired product is a delicious red chilli concentrate perfect for adding to curries and marinades. I’ve added it to this easy peasy pasta dish.   Spicy Sausage Pasta Serves 2 1tbsp olive…

Cooking with Raging Raja (from The Art of Curry)

A few weeks ago I enjoyed a great day out at a local food festival and picked up some new spicy products. This week I’ve finally got round to trying some of them out starting with this flavoursome fresh curry sauce from The Art of Curry in Godalming, Surrey. The Raging Raja is the hottest…