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Know Thy Chilli
“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 […]
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 […]
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 […]