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1. So, if you are 'into' hot curries, this one is up there with the hottest. Phall is even hotter than vindaloo and originated in Indian restaurants - but in which country did it originate?
2. There are several different recipes for Otak-otak depending on the region it is being made. Generally, ingredients include fish paste, coconut milk, shallots, garlic and a mixture of spices. If I then tell you it's wrapped in a banana, coconut or pandan leaf and steamed, can you tell me the region where this spicy dish originated?
3. Creole cau-cau uses the yellow chili pepper, aji amarillo, for both colour and heat in this tripe and potato stew. From which South American country does this dish originate?
4. Sos Ti Malis (Sauce Ti-Malice) is not so much a spicy dish as a spicy sauce for spooning over meat. It is basically a cooked tomato and onion mixture with plenty of peppers added in for that essential heat. In which Caribbean country did Sos Ti Malis originate?
5. If you know even a smidgen about south-east or east Asian cuisine, you will have probably heard of Kimchi - a dish of fermented vegetables. Kimchi jjigae is a stew-type dish made with meat (usually either pork or seafood) and kimchi. In which country would you find this spicy dish?
6. Pad Prik Khing is a spicy red curry made with prik khing curry paste. In which southeast Asian country will you generally find this dish?
7. Jerk is a style of cooking where meat is marinated in jerk spice, with allspice and Scotch bonnet peppers as the main ingredients. In which country is this a traditional style of cooking?
8. Shrimp Creole (or other Creole-type dishes) is a popular dish consisting of meat smothered in a spicy tomato sauce. In which southern US state would you find Creole-style cooking?
9. Sik Sik Wat is beef stewed in red pepper paste. Doro Wat is chicken stewed in red pepper paste. Both are spicy dishes served on a pancake-type bread that is ripped into pieces and used to scoop up the food. In which African country would you find this Hot dish?
10. Sichuan Huoguo, also known as Sichuan Hotpot or Sichuan Huo Guo, is similar in style to a fondue where a central pot of simmering stock is used to cook a variety of ingredients at the table. In which country would this dish, (using Sichuan pepper of course!) be prepared?
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