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Category: Chilli in China

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’…

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…

More Chilli Impressions from Beijing

While I’m trying – or finally, now that everything’s settled in and matured a bit, don’t have to try so…

Hainan, Home of China’s Habanero?

The summer of 2013, we already went from Hunan to Hainan. It was just because of family connections to these…

Chilli to Help with Diets – and Alcohol?

Modern research has been looking into various ways that the chilli may relate to diet(ing) and digestion (and testosterone) –…

LaMeiZi, the Spice Girls of Hunan

Let’s return from China with something from China, and with music. After all, whenever an appearance of chile pepper in…

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