I wasn’t always a fan of chilli food until my brother and his wife moved in with me. My brother’s idea of a home-cooked meal was buying hot chicken wings from the local take-out joint. I’d come home tired as hell from work and the only option would be the wings. I begrudgingly began to enjoy them.
It was only while studying for my qualifications in cooking that my appreciation for heat and chilli grew. It’s not about intensity; it’s about complexity. Some people enjoy chilli just fo