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Bourdain, Bhutan, and the Hidden World of “Peppers”

In what has become the last finished episode of the CNN series Parts Unknown with Anthony Bourdain, he joined up…

Chile Trouvée: Blackish-Green per Syme, Werner’s Nomenclature of Colors

In a direct line, from Abraham Gottlob Werner, the “Father of German Geology” to a color of chile peppers and…

The Issue with – or Really, Advantage of – Strong Flavors…

In traditionally (since the late 17th century, anyways) bland cuisines, we are seeing an increasing popularity of stronger aromas and…

Osaka Central Wholesale Market(s)

The market, especially the fish market, of Tsukiji in Tokyo hardly seems to need mentioning. It’s known. But, there are…

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…

Venchi “I Coloniali” Chocolates

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…

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……

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…

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