3rd Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo

The 3rd Annual NYC Hot Sauce Expo April 25 – 26, 2015 Brooklyn, NY is the place to be! Hot Sauce Hall of Fame Foundation Induction Ceremony The NYC Hot Sauce Expo & High River Sauces will present the official Hot Sauce Hall of Fame Foundation. The Hot Sauce Hall of Fame will ...

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2015/04/21 Hot Sauce Daily, USA

Darth Naga reviews – Daddy Cools Smoky BBQ Sauce

Hi chilli padawans, hows it going? I hope you all had a cracking easter and stuffed yourself silly with lots of chocolate and other shite, while i sat at home and dieted….being a fat bastard has its drawbacks! Anyway, with that out of the way allow me to introduce a newcomer to the chilli scene, this ...

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2015/04/20 ChileFoundry, UK

Repotting Saturday

Phew!I start every chile pepper season saying that I will grow less varieties. But something happens, and I change my mind.This is a quick overview of the peppers that I started on February 1st.(featured artist on the soundtrack - Bootsy Collins)And here are the ones that I have overwintered. If you're fast, you can see ...

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2015/04/18 Chiles in Stockholm, Sweden

Mercado de San Juan, Mexico City: Purveyor to the City’s Gourmets

The definitive book about Mexico City's marvelous Mercado de San Juan, available in Spanish at the market. Mexico Cooks! has never seen it for sale anywhere else. It was published...

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2015/04/18 Mexico, Mexico Cooks!

Homemade Hot Sauce!

It is very easy to make a good, homemade hot sauce. Even though virtually all chile pepper sauces have a base combination of peppers and vinegar, you can add all kinds of ingredients to a hot sauce. The possibilities are endless! Just a smattering of comparable components to add to the aforementioned two ingredients...

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2015/04/16 ScottRoberts, USA

Hot-Headz – Roasted Naga Deadly Hot Chilli Ketchup

If your anything like me then despite all your chilli cravings, hot sauce fetishes and just plain love for all that is hot but still fancy something a touch of the norm? Yup, I’m talking about ketchup. (Which has actually got me thinking, if a tomato is a fruit then is ketchup a jam?) Wouldnt ...

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2015/04/16 ChileFoundry, UK

The next “Ice Bucket” challenge is the “PUPI / Chilli Challenge”

Reported in the Mirror a few days ago was what could be the replacement for the Ice Bucket Challenge. The Chilli Challenge AKA the PUPI Challenge involves eating a chilli pepper on video and then challenging or calling out four of the friends to do the same for a donation to the PUPI foundation of ...

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2015/04/13 ChileFoundry, UK

Mango Mania: Spicy Mango Salsa

As a kid growing up in Kuwait, I remember eating mangoes in abundance during the summer months. For the entire months of April-June, our king-sized fridge would have a whole shelf dedicated to this princely fruit. My Dad would buy them by the boxes at the beginning of each week, and we just could never get ...

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2015/04/13 Hooked on Heat, USA

Wendy’s Brings Heat with Fresh Jalapeños, Ghost Peppers with Two New Spicy Offerings

Wendy's is soon debuting two spicy limited-time menu items next week that is great for the Chilehead on the go – the Jalapeño Fresco Spicy Chicken Sandwich and Ghost Pepper Fries. The sandwich features Wendy's signature spicy blend and 100% all white meat chicken breast, topped with fresh, diced jalapeños and specially made ghost pepper sauce, ...

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2015/04/12 ScottRoberts, USA

Thirteenth Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Michoacán: Festival of Michoacán’s Traditional Cooks

The latest chapter of the Encuentro de Cocineras Tradicionales de Michoacán took place in Morelia, Michoacán during the weekend of February 27, 28, and March 1, 2015. It was this...

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2015/04/11 Mexico, Mexico Cooks!

Repotting Friday

Hi!Repotting time. I repotted 8 varieties today. Our living room is becoming more and more chaotic :-)Wishing you all a great weekend!Hot regards,  Mats

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2015/04/10 Chiles in Stockholm, Sweden

REVIEWS: Bandar – Spicy Mango Chili Sauce

It started like a bad joke:  A suburban, white guy from Philly (Dan) walks into an Indian restaurant and asks for hot sauce because his food isn’t spicy enough.  The server looks puzzled and then runs next door to borrow a bottle of Tabasco for his heat-craving guest.  How is this possible?  Indian food is ...

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2015/04/09 iloveitspicy, USA

Chillilicious is expanding starting with a new web site

Family run Chillilicious was Scotland’s first and original chilli farm has just opened its much upgraded web site www.chillilicious.co.uk. 2015 looks like being a great year for Chillilicious and sees the farm expanding with a visitors area with a dedicated all chilli farm shop, PYO (pick your own) chilli tunnel, peek-a-boo style working kitchen, teaching ...

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2015/04/09 ChileFoundry, UK

Tesco Reports Surge in Sales Of Hot Chilli Sauces

Tesco may be having a hard time at the moment, but sales of Chilli sauces are growing rapidly, it has expanded it range from twenty to fifty product in the past 5 years. East End Very Hot Green Chilli Sauce up 100% in the past year Cholula up 80% Encona Creole Pepper Sauce up 70% Encona African Peri Peri ...

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2015/04/08 ChileFoundry, UK

Recipe Video: Jeera Alu

Hi guys! Here is a recipe video for Jeera Alu. It’s really quick and simple to make and is absolutely delicious with some plain Dal and rotis on the side. I first blogged about this recipe a long time ago in one of my Indian Cooking 101 posts, introducing you all to various spices used ...

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2015/04/08 Hooked on Heat, USA