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Category: Chilli in China

On the Search for the Elusive Perennial Tibetan Tree Chilli

China puts a wrench into easy arguments of how chilli is eaten in tropical heat to protect against microbes spoiling…

The (4th) International Chili Expo, Zunyi, Guizhou, China

You might have heard something about the “Chili City” of Xiazi before, but in spite of its label as international,…

Chilli in China, The Book Project!

Once again, ChiliCult went strangely quiet… because big things were afoot.

Hengdong, the Yellow, Emperor’s, Pepper

China has a thing with the color red. It’s not only conspicuous, it’s also considered auspicious, and so it’s everywhere….

ChiliCult in China: Vegetables in the Courtyard

Again Hunan, again that courtyard at the grandparents’…

Market Monday: Haikou, Hainan, “the Hawaii of China”

This summer saw us head back to China, and not just to Hunan, but again also to Hainan. So, more…

Beijing, Capital of Chilli

China’s north isn’t known for its chilli, but I still stumble across it… Even as I visited a Buddhist temple…

Revolutionary Chile Peppers…

I didn’t even point to my recent talk on “<em>Revolution in the Kitchen: The Chile Pepper in China</em>” on this…

Dai Cooking and the Shuanshuanla (Ghost) Pepper in China

Southwestern China’s (sub)tropical Yunnan province, bordering on Southeast Asia, does not just hold great biological and cultural (ethnic) diversity (which…

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