There are a band of souls out there who revel in the dishes that would have others smoking from the tongue.
Those with far braver palates than normal, who thrive on devouring hot and spicy dishes which would leave mild-mannered meal fans frantically grasping for the nearest available source of water.
But the thrill of spicy food is addictive, and once you’ve built up that initial tolerance you’ll be looking for the next hot dish fix to blow the roof of your mouth into spicy paradise.
We’ve got you covered, with plenty of recipes that you can try at home, complete with that added kick. Approach your taste-buds with caution, food lovers: