a heatstories beginning…

…with Hengdong Chilli:

For once, there is an heirloom chilli in China, with a toponym (a name based on the place it comes from).

With the (hi)story going that it used to be a tribute pepper, a chilli that was delivered to the Chinese emperor’s court as tribute.

With typical uses, traditional combinations… which are a bit peculiar.

Listen and you’ll hear about those.

heatstories will, predominantly, be a podcast, not me talking, of course.
This sort of story around a hot spice, and how hardly anyone is telling any such stories, planted the seed, though.

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