Chilli-Culture

Coco Chocolatier “Haggis Spice” Review

Coco Chocolatier “Haggis Spice” Review

I haven’t written anything on the topic of “hot” chocolates in a while, but chocolates with special flavors (preferably from chile peppers) have long been an interest of mine. In fact, it may have been thanks to them that my interest expanded from the chile […]

The Last Green Pepper Emperor

“[A]lso in a compound in Khabarovsk, in 1945, was the Last Manchu, Pu Yi, the last emperor of the Qing Dynasty. He spent five years in Soviet captivity after his Japanese-backed pocket empire of Manchukuo collapsed with Japan’s surrender. The fallen emperor whiled away the […]

Scream Queens and Liquid Fire

Scream Queens and Liquid Fire

I’m not sure I could recommend “Scream Queens“; you have to have a strong stomach to be able to handle… no, not actually the murders. The language. fatties and ethnics,” it’s clear the “ethnic spices” she’s thinking of include quite a dose of chile peppers: […]

Chile trouvée at Hermès…

Chile trouvée at Hermès…

There I was, visiting the Festival des Métiers in Vienna, through which Hermès gives some insight into the work of its artisans… and for once, I found chile peppers not making an appearance in pop culture, but appearing on a luxury brand’s silk scarf design. Hermès, […]