Thai green curry paste is used to make Thai green curry. You can buy commercial Thai green curry paste or make your own. Recipes may contain a number of variations, but most will include fresh green chillies, shallots, galangal, garlic, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, and Thai sweet basil.
Chinese Five Spice is a staple in Chinese kitchens although not used in every recipe, an even blend of the following aromatics; pungent star anise, cloves, and cinnamon, fiery Sichuan pepper, and fennel seeds. However, like many recipes, it is not definite and other ingredients may be added or substituted such as ginger, nutmeg, turmeric and in south China … Continue reading Chinese Five Spice →
Many Tex-Mex, Cajun and Asian recipes contain chillies in some proportions to add from just a little kick to a beer swilling, throat ripping heat.