Hot liquid chillies in a bottle. Perfect if you want to perk something up with just a dash of heat, and also useful when you've added fresh chillies to a recipe and they haven't quite provided the heat you wanted – a few drops will supplement it beautifully.
There are lots of chilli sauces around, but I find Tabasco has the best chilli flavour.
A spicy low-fat soup that has a lovely kick of Tabasco and balsamic to complement the tomatoes. You can even add a shot of vodka if you've a mind to!
Marinate tomatoes in vodka, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco sauce for a couple of days and you'll have a canape that's an explosion of flavours!
Like a chunkier version of guacamole, this wonderful salsa will go down really well with barbecued chicken, fish, especially salmon, and grilled meats. If you prepare it ahead, cover with clingfilm to avoid the avocado browning.
This stunning prawn starter is easy to make and will wow your guests with its intriguing mix of flavours - a wonderful way to start a special meal.
Use whatever meats you like, and chicken: the most important element is this lovely tangy, fruity glaze that lifts a barbecue into another realm…