Chilli Chilli Bang Bang – This summer’s guaranteed heat wave

Over 9th and 10th May together with our pals at Tweat Up, we’re helping our very own Thomasina Miers take over Dalston Yard as she hosts Chilli Chilli Bang Bang, celebrating the mighty chilli pepper.  It’ll be a 2 day fiesta of the country’s top street food, chefs demo-ing their most incredible chilli dishes alongside ...

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2014/04/16 UK, Wahaca

First one to flower…

I don't know the name of this one. I labeled the envelope - Brazilian, small, red, hot. It's a very nice plant. Compact with strong stems. Hope it will set fruit!Wishing you a nice hot week!   Mats

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2014/04/13 Chiles in Stockholm, Sweden


    2014   CAJUN HOT SAUCE FESTIVAL   HOT SAUCE COMPETITION WINNERS     CHAMPION OF CHAMPIONS 1. Greenie, Captain Mowatts; Portland, ME 2. Wanke’s Yankees Jalepeno Hot Sauce; Norwalk, CT 3. Raptor Hot Sauce – Red Canyon Spice; Gypsum, CO HABANERO 1. Tropical Inferno – Mr. Pepper Sauce; Amarillo, TX 2. Mama Pearls Mild Sauce – Mama Pearls; Randolph, MA 3. Caliente Habanero – Fire ...

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2014/04/13 iloveitspicy, USA

"Semi jungle"

Hi!Honestly, not much to "report". This year's plants are growing fine. And the over-wintered ones are producing fruits, making me wish for fresh ripe chiles peppers for midsummer. :-)Sitting in my armchair, this is my view... As Patricia says - this is a jungle. Can't wait until they move out on the balcony.I agree.......Wishing you a ...

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2014/04/12 Chiles in Stockholm, Sweden

Abigail Mendoza Ruiz and Restaurante Tlamanalli: Food for the Gods in Teotitlán del Valle, Oaxaca

Emblematic of Oaxaca: chocolate caliente (hot and foamy hand-ground hot chocolate) prepared in water and served in a bowl. Zaachila market, Oaxaca. There's much more to Oaxaca's magic than simply...

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2014/04/12 Mexico, Mexico Cooks!

21st Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival – Update

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT Press Contact: Janis Flippen, Public Relations Phone: 805-389-9495 Email: 2014 Oxnard Salsa Festival 21st Annual Festival Celebrating Salsa – The Food, the Music & the Dance! July 26-27, 2014 Plaza Park, Downtown Oxnard 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Free Admission and Parking Oxnard, CA – Get ready to spice things up during the 21st Annual Oxnard Salsa Festival! One of Oxnard’s signature events, the ...

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2014/04/11 iloveitspicy, USA

A Few Quick Thoughts on Kickstarter Campaigns

The internet is rife with innovative ideas; and crowdfunding, if used correctly, can be a fantastic way of acquiring capital for fledgling projects, concepts and companies that may not have otherwise had a snowball's chance in hell at succeeding. Kickstarter is the name that pops into most people's heads when it comes to crowdfunding services on ...

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2014/04/10 ScottRoberts, USA

B is for… Bhuna Chicken

Over six years ago when I first introduced the Intro to Indian Cooking series of this very blog, I had no idea I was about to start a cult following. What started as a simple desire to help a few of my friends and readers learn the basics of Indian cooking, enabling them to enjoy good ...

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2014/04/10 Hooked on Heat, USA

Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites Appetizer

These super easy and quick Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Bites will go quickly at your next party. Bacon wrapped Pineapple Bites appetizer Just a little something fun to do – Bacon Wrapped Pineapple bites. Perfect for a pre-game snack, or part of your grilling Sunday menu. We’ve not tried grilling these, but if you ...

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2014/04/06 Hot Sauce Daily, USA

Potters Plants

Back in 2012 we wrote an article about a new business Potters Plants that sell chilli plants online. We have always been impressed with the quality of the plugs we’ve received from them so we recently caught up with Rich & Holly (the owners) in search of some chilli growing tips!How many plants are you ...

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2014/04/06 The Chilli King, UK

Investing in the new Louisiana Hot Sauce Festival

The weight of any event ultimately falls on the promoter, but there are so many factors in making an event a successful one that it can fail even if all the pieces are in place to make it a big hit.  Bad weather can ruin an event or the very threat of it can crush ...

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2014/04/05 iloveitspicy, USA

Oaxaca De Mis Amores :: Mexico Cooks! (Finally) Falls in Love

La bella Lula'a...beautiful Oaxaca, as said in the indigenous Zapotec language. You are looking through a window toward the Capilla del Rosario (Chapel of the Rosary) dome and bell tower,...

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2014/04/05 Mexico, Mexico Cooks!

Introducing a New Hot Sauce Company: Ken’s Pepper Works Artisan Hot Sauces

Hey I Love It Spicy we would like to introduce a new hot sauce company called Ken’s Pepper Works Artisan Hot Sauces. Here is a link to the website of his kickstarter. Go on check out the video, read up on his products, and even make a pledge if you would like to help him get ...

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2014/04/04 iloveitspicy, USA

More Chocolatey Easter Fun at the Farm

As well as a Free Easter Egg hunt with chocolate mini eggs to give away, we have made some very cute non-chilli chocolate bunny and chick shapes which come in a kit with sugar decorations; children are welcome to decorate their chocolates at the farm or to take them home and decorate them. All our Easter ...

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2014/04/04 South Devon Chilli Farm, UK

New York City Hot Sauce Expo Audio Feedback

The 2nd Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo was a huge success! So much so, this expo is now THE PREMIER HOT SAUCE EVENT on the East Coast! Word on the street is, next year the Third Annual NYCHSE will be even bigger! Photo credit: Michelle Northrup The 2nd Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo Feedback Since ...

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2014/04/03 Hot Sauce Daily, USA