Interesting Chili Peppers in the News
Complexity, intensity and spice: McCormick predicts 2011 flavor trends
Americans are looking for more complex and intense flavors and are consuming more spices than ever before, according to McCormick's annual flavor fusion forecast. And guess what? Ancho chili peppers made the list! Yeah!
Hottest Chili Pepper in the World? The Naga Viper!
Just announced! 1,359,000 Scovilles. The Naga Viper chili pepper is a hybrid of three different chili peppers - the Bhut Jolokia, the Naga Morich, and the Trinidad Scorpion. It was created by Gerald Fowler, who runs the Chili Pepper Company in Cumbria, England.
Jalapeno Madness Author Featured in INGREDIENT Magazine
Cooking magazine of general interest for children ages 6-12. This issue features an in depth look at coconuts and a recipe for coconut curry. The Kitchen Pantry Scientist explains the science of bread making, plus a step-by-step tutorial, is included for young would-be bakers. A feature on chili peppers and jalapenos explains why some foods taste hot and spicy, plus it includes a recipe from www.jalapenomadness.com expert Michael Hultquist. Another feature includes a trip to the United States' only tea plantation, plus special tea valentine projects. Also included are a cuisine quiz, gadget guess and fun food calendar. "We're proud to be a part of it."
Pecan-Crusted Crab Cakes
This recipe sounds absolutely fabulous, posted from St. Louis today. We love when newspapers post interesting recipes. We'll have to try this one soon.
Naga chili eating champ chomps Bhut Jolokias
James Angami last night made a history of sorts at the Hornbill Festival by chomping down eight super hot Naga chillies (Bhut Jolokia) at Naga Heritage Village in Kisama, the venue of the chilli eating contest. - Our comments: Ouch! That's a lot of HOT peppers straight. We're not even sure if we could handle that, but it could be fun to try!