Some Like It Hot:
Spicy Favorites from the World's Hot Zones

by Clifford A. Wright

Some Like It Hot (The Harvard Common Press)

The Harvard Common Press (2005). 453pp. including index. 7.25 x 9 inches. Paperback. ISBN-10: 1-55832-269-8.

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About the Book

Can you stand the heat? Then check out these 300 spicy recipes that range from somewhat sassy to seriously scorching! Some Like It Hot gives you a passport to some of the world's most flavorful and piquant cuisines (without having to go through Customs!). Each recipe is marked with an icon representing the dish's heat level, so it's easy to locate a dish that's more subtly spicy or to find one that is truly incendiary. Start your engines with appetizers like Shark and Bake (deep-fried shark enrobed in deep-fried bread) from Trinidad or Pepper Shrimp from Jamaica. Then ove on to Rice Noodles with Pork and Mint from Thailand, Slow-Cooked African Chicken with Eggplant, or Lamb in Spicy Cardamom and Rose Water - Flavored Yogurt Sauce from northwest India. There is also a wealth of information on the cultures in which each recipe is traditionally enjoyed. If you're always on the lookout for that next hot thing, then Some Like It Hot is where your quest ends.

About the Author

Clifford A. Wright is the author of 10 cookbooks, including A Mediterranean Feast, winner of the James Beard Cookbook of the Year Award, Real Stew, Little Foods of the Mediterranean, and Mediterranean Vegetables. He has traveled extensively studying the world's cuisines and cultures and lives in Santa Monica, California.

Cover photograph © 2005 Nina Gallant.

Cover design by Night and Day Design.

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