Piri-Piri is an African word for chilli and also a hot chilli sauce used in Portuguese, African and Brazilian cookery. The Portuguese introduced chillies to their African colonies after discovering them in Brazil so Piri-Piri plays a major part in the fiery food of Mozambique - chicken, fish, seafood and vegetables are all cooked with Piri-Piri.
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Tearing basil leaves
Tear basil leaves with your fingers rather than chopping with a knife. The steel of a knife oxidizes the basil and will turn the cut edge of the basil black.
Cured, salted beef (often halal) coated with spices and usually sliced finely and similar to pastraimi. Popular in Turkish, Lebanese and Armenian cuisines.