Easy wins: ‘Tastes great on almost any savoury dish’

Piquant, versatile and – importantly – extremely easy to prepare, this 10-minute chilli oil suits everything from toasties to tofu

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I grew up in a household eating copious amounts of chilli at every mealtime: heapings of chopped bird’s eye on eggs, extremely liberal lashings of Tabasco in popcorn, huge dollops of hot sauce consumed straight from the spoon.

It was the idyllic childhood, probably because I spent most of it in a hot and heady daze, tongue burning and mind pleasantly blissed out in picante pleasure.

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