How to encourage children to enjoy spicy food

Cooking for children can be tricky at the best of times; add spice and you're almost guaranteed a fuss. As experts suggest that tolerance can be built while still in the womb, John O'Connell is keen to start his own family off early – cooling yoghurt at the ready!

Chilli: C'mon baby, light my fire

Spicing our food with chilli has become as British as salt and pepper. But what does our obsession with heat reveal about the national psyche? And can we ever get enough? Christopher Hirst feels the burn

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