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Beef and Spinach Curry

When you hear the word curry, you immediately think of HOT.  And if truth be told, that is a real injustice to curry recipes all over the world.  My Dad never eats curry, (a bad experience in school I believe).  Because of that we never ate curry at home.  It really only when I went to Ballymaloe that the repertoire of curry opened it’s doors to my tastebuds.  Don’t get me wrong- I’m not a lover of HOT flavours, but I LOVE the fragrance and aromas that the perfect mix of spices conjure up.

The trick for me is to taste the chillis first before using.  A general rule of thumb is

The Smaller the Chilli- the hotter the flavour

The hottest chilli in the world is reported to be the Carolina Reaper.  I wouldn’t even like to chop it…

Beef & Spinach Curry
On that note, be always super vigilant when slicing and dicing chillies, whatever their temperature, no rubbing of the nose or eyes or the like……..

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