Chilli-Kitchen

Unrecipes: Why Not Just Simply Cook?

Unrecipes: Why Not Just Simply Cook?

A food blog’s first ingredient? Instagram- and Pinterest-worthy photos.

The Challenges of Chilli-Cuisine

The Challenges of Chilli-Cuisine

“Chilli? Well, maybe, but not too hot, okay?” Those who like it hot tend to smile down upon the concerns of those who don’t. Here, however, lies the challenge. The Ruin of Hot Kitchens Kitchens like those of Hunan and Sichuan, dominated as they seem […]

The Blessing and Curse of Habanero

The Blessing and Curse of Habanero

Habanero. Among chileheads, the name of His Hotness has an almost mythical ring to it. After all, it is among this type of chilli that the most intense of aromas and the most super of hots can be found. It suits our times only too […]

Pimientos de Padrón, Shishitou, and Chilli Lore

Pimientos de Padrón, Shishitou, and Chilli Lore

Ever since I got into chile peppers and their history, and thus started looking for the oldest varieties and the oldest festivals about the chilli, I have known about Pimientos de Padrón. These little chile peppers had long ago become as intimately associated with the […]

Beautiful Bone Broth?

Beautiful Bone Broth?

It’s always fascinating to me when traditions as different as what grandmother here in Europe would have told and what age-old Chinese cooking suggests suddenly come into total concurrence. All the more interesting when it is with an issue that is one of those new […]