Only a handful of traditional Cuban dishes require the use of chilli or pepper.
Starters included the less than predictable, such as slices of aubergine stuffed with cottage cheese and potato mash, grilled and glazed with chilli and ginger honey.
At the onset of the first symptoms of cold and flu, or if you are already suffering from the miseries of a bad cold, the addition of cayenne chilli to the following remedy will quickly give relief.
I want a bitter creamy spicy drink, laced with cinnamon or chilli , and dark and rich as - well, as chocolate.
When making chilli with jalapenos (for that little bit of extra kick) DO NOT then rub your eyes afterwards.
Cook with the chilli and turmeric with sufficient amount of water.
Another tactic, which I abhor, was to use pepper, chilli or anything to irritate the hounds' noses.
Add the tomatoes, chilli , turmeric, cayenne, ground coriander and salt, and cook for 3 min, stirring well.
My companions fell for the chicken and mushroom vol-au-vents served with salad and the chilli in pitta bread clicked with our photographer.
The addition of ceviche and chilli to sashimi and sushi could have been invented by Thor Heyerdahl to prove that the Japanese discovered Lima.