Tag Archives: spicy food

Stir fried Gnocchi with Kimchi

© Qin Xie-Krieger

© Qin Xie-Krieger

If you love spicy food, this dish would be perfect for you: spicy, easy and quick to prepare. It also tastes very good when it is chilled, which means it is super suitable for the next barbecue party. 🙂

Kimchi is a Korean term for the vegetables which are prepared by lactic fermentation. To facilitate your imagination, you can just think of Kimchi as a kind of sauerkraut in Korean style, only it is spicy and with Chinese cabbage instead of white cabbage. 😉

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Sichuan Chili Oil

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© tastewithoutborders.com

If you’ve followed my blog, you probably remember the name Sichuan. I have mentioned this place in my previous posts several times. Perhaps you can also remember I called my hometown in China the “capital of spicy food”? Please do not get me wrong, we don’t just simply add heaps of chillies to our dishes… eh .. OK, we do that, too … But not only that! 😉

Sichuan Cuisine is very popular throughout whole China and known for its spicy taste. However, this spice taste has much more structure than you would imagine. Not only the particularly spicy red chili, but also the legendary Sichuan pepper and many other spices contribute to the multilayered taste of spicy food in Sichuan Cuisine. Continue reading