I also love other chili products: concoctions designed to enspicen your life with as little effort as possible. Most of the really hot ones are from Asia, Africa and South America: no surprise that these places are really hot and the chili helps to cool the body down.
In my pantry cupboard right now, I've got harissa, plus these five little wonders.
- Garlic pepper Tabasco (I've also got the original Tabasco and the celebrated Green)
- Shichimi Togarashi red pepper mix
- La-Yu chili oil
- Nando's hot peri-peri sauce
- Pandaroo Yum Cha chili sauce
I highly recommend the red pepper mix: little flakes of crushed spiced chili that you sprinkle on your Chinatown noodle soup.
It, and the Tabasco, are what I use the most.
The Yum Cha sauce mixed with light soy makes a fantastic dumpling dipping sauce.