Fuchsia introduces what is arguably Sichuan’s most famous flavor, known as málà, or “numbing and spicy,” via a recipe for Boiled Beef in Fiery Sauce from her book, The Food of Sichuan. It features the enlivening combination of Sichuan peppercorns and dried red chili peppers that produce a wonderful tingling sensation. In the coming weeks, we’ll release more videos showcasing some of the other flavor profiles she prepared in our test kitchen, so stay tuned—Sichuan cooking may start with málà, but it absolutely doesn’t end there.

Full Story: https://www.seriouseats.com/2020/01/mala-sichuan-hot-and-numbing.html

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