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Some like it hot: How Britain got the taste for spice

June 22, 2012

It's lunchtime at Nando's, somewhere in west London. I'm supposed to be writing about hot sauce, and since there are now more than 250 branches of this South African restaurant chain in the UK, all serving Portuguese/Mozambican marinated chicken smothered in hot peri peri dressing of varying strengths, it seemed like a good place to begin. I've chickened out ? if you'll pardon the pun ? and ordered my breast wrap in "hot", not "extra hot". (In any case, the waitress explains, "extra hot sauce" actually means "more hot sauce", not "hotter sauce".)

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    vision20 commented on June 22, 2012

    Definitely controversial. I think the whole tax system needs an overhaul.

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    vision20 commented on June 22, 2012

    This is ridiculous. If you have enough money to buy an iPhone, clearly a luxury item - why would you then live on government assisted food stamps?

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