Goa has developed its own cuisine and vindaloo is one of its main creations. Two important features of vindaloo are the technique of marinating meat in vinegar and the use of fiery spices. Although the number of chiles has been reduced, 4 more may be added if a hotter dish is desired. Cornish hens may be substituted for duck.
I am always running across recipes that call for Pumpkin Pie Spice and I have to figure out proportions because I don't buy it. Now I can make it up in batches. Thanks for posting this great recipe/tip!