Dry red chilli flakes has a flavour that can range from sweet and mild to hot, depending on the variety of pepper and whether the hotter seeds and spongy tissue are included.
- Chilli flakes goes very well with just about any types of savoury food such as vegetable curries, creamy sauces, stews, pizzas, pastas, salads and tomato dishes
- For most recipes, the chilli flakes are added near the end of the cooking process as heat can diminish both the colour and flavour.
- Chilli flakes can also be used as a simple garnish for almost any savoury dish by just sprinkling them especially on potatoes or homemade fries.
- Chilli flakes can also be mixed with bread crumbs before sprinkling over casseroles or vegetables.