Malacca has been a strategic spice trading post for centuries, and its rich cultural heritage is reflected in the cuisine. The cooking is mainly locally influenced, but Portuguese settlers of the 16th Century introduced two very important ingredients - chillies and vinegar - which both appear here in this aptly named fiery curry. The curry is served here with a refreshing cucumber kerabu salad.
On a trip to Los Angeles, head Spicerer Robyn was inspired by some of the iconic fusion food eaten there. It’s understandable why the mixture of sweet and sticky Korean flavours livened up with spicy Mexican chillies and lime has helped spawn an $800 million food truck business in the USA. Here we’ve got Korean beef quesadillas served with kimchi and a Sriracha sauce flavoured with smoky chipotle chillies.
Four Sisters Blend: fennel, cumin, fenugreek, brown MUSTARD
Paste Spices: mild chilli, turmeric, coriander, cumin
Chicken Marinade: star anise, Sichuan pepper, fennel, cassia, cloves, turmeric, cumin, coriander, garlic, ginger, shallot
Whole Chillies: long chilli, mild chilli
Kimchi Spices: Korean chilli, coriander, garlic, onion, chives
Quesadilla Spices: Korean chilli, ginger, garlic, yellow MUSTARD
Sriracha Ground Spices: paprika, mild chilli, onion, garlic, smoked paprika
Chipotle Chillies: chipotle chilli
*Allergens are listed in CAPITALS