If you already love chilli crisp, this book is for you. If you’re new to it, this book is for you. With over 50 recipes, Chilli Crisp is here for you, wherever you are on your spicy life journey.

Chilli crisp is a magical ingredient that tingles with heat, crunches with fried garlic and onions, and slicks any food with oily goodness. Stir it into soup, toss it with noodles, or drizzle it on warm, buttery biscuits. It’s both a foodie obsession and a surprise secret weapon for adding spice and depth to any meal.

James Park, food writer and chilli crisp devotee, writes a love letter to his favorite ingredient across 50 recipes. These approachable and adaptable recipes could fill your whole day with chilli crisp:

Start the day with Savory Morning Oats with Jammy Eggs and Pork Floss.

Whip up Fiery Spaghetti and Meatballs for lunch.

Tuck into a bowl of Chilli Crisp Bulgogi Deopbap and a side of Spicy, Lemony Charred Broccolini for dinner.

For dessert, Spiced Sweet Potato Basque Cheesecake. (Bonus: You can air fry it!)

Packed with chilli crisp inspiration to take your love of this spicy ingredient to the next level, Chilli Crisp provides dozens of no-recipe recipes (like potato chips and chilli crisp, a match made in snack heaven) and a handy Build-Your-Own Chilli Crisp Formula to inspire you to create your very own version. Soon all your family and friends will be clamouring for a jar.

A BELOVED INGREDIENT: Chilli crisp, a delicious combination of chilli flakes, oil, and crunchy things like garlic or toasted dried onions, is loved by millions the world over for topping fried eggs in the morning, swirling into creamy pasta, or drizzling on top of ice cream (yes, ice cream). There's never been a better time to discover the magical world that chilli crisp has to offer.

FROM A CHILLI CRISP EXPERT: James Park is a serious fan of chilli crisp. Through his time at major food publications like Eater and Food52 and exploring his identity through Korean cooking, Park has gained a devoted following thanks to his inventive recipes and infectious love for all things food.

NO-RECIPE RECIPES: In addition to the 50 recipes for snacks, weeknight meals, sides, and desserts, there are dozens of pairing suggestions and flavour guides to take your love of chilli crisp to the next level. Perfect for: Chilli crisp fans and those who are chilli crisp–curious Fans of spicy foods and recipes Anyone looking for creative recipes for weeknight meals Pairing with a jar of spicy chili crisp to create memorable cooking gifts or gifts for foodies Adding to cookbook collections alongside Eric Kim's Korean American, Maangchi's Big Book Of Korean Cooking, and Momofuku: A Cookbook