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TAG : chile peppers

Hot Sauces Around the World and 10 Tips for Making Great Hot Sauce

Photo from Adobe Stock/grinchhUnlike many other vegetables and fruits, hot chiles grow all over the world and consequently are found in many cuisines. Their oldest origin has been traced back 7,000 years, where remnants of chiles were found at prehistoric Peruvian burial grounds. More evidence ...

Sriracha Recipe

Photo from Adobe Stock/sitriel Makes 1 cup Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-freeIn the United States, Huy Fong Foods has gotten their commercial Sriracha sauce onto the tables at Applebee’s and Subway, a sure sign this sauce has made it in America. Traditionally in Thailand, the sauce is tangier ...

Puerto Rican Pique Recipe

Photo from Adobe Stock/besjuniorMakes 3 cups Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-freeThe aji caballero, or “gentleman pepper,” is hot and key to this sauce. Most Puerto Rican homes and restaurants have some form of this sauce on the table, and it’s made as many different ways as there are people ...

Bermudan Pepper Sherry Recipe

 Photo from Adobe Stock/maxsol7Makes 750 mL Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-freeUnder sail, a ship took months to reach a destination, and food spoilage was constant. Peppers, having a large amount of vitamin C, proved a great antidote to sailors dying of scurvy, a disease caused by a lack of that ...

Easy Aged Pepper Mash Recipe

Photo from Adobe Stock/circlepsMakes 3 cups Vegan, vegetarian, gluten-freeFermenting peppers is a little like making moonshine. It takes patience, big clean jars, and some space. Leave this pepper mash in the jar for at least a week and much longer for more heat: It is the base to make other ...

Fermentation

Inspiration for edible alchemy.