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Category: Chilli in China

Chilli at the Longji Rice Terraces

Chilli for the cold? The usual argument is that chilli is popular in the heat of the tropics. At the…

The Oddity of the Chilli in China

China should be one of the great “hot spots” on the world map of the chilli. Chilli is everywhere in…

Rural Hunan Vegetable Growing

What continually fascinates me about rural Hunan is the selection of vegetables – and the amount of chilli – one…

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…

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