In Honor of Tongue-Burning Chili Peppers - There are few things, aside from cloves of raw garlic and durian, that I
There are few things, aside from cloves of raw garlic and durian , that I enjoy more than enriching my food with flaming hot chili peppers. They are precious little beauties of pure tongue entertaining delight. Some claim that “over-doing it on the chillies” overpowers the dish – and while this can be true – the satisfying pain of a chili pepper scorching the mouth is an overpowering sensation I (and many others around the world) long for. So here is a little photo tribute to honor such a wonderful addition to the world: the chili pepper . Chili Peppers Originating in the Americas, chili peppers spread throughout the globe; Now they are a major ingredient in cuisines from Asia to Africa to South America. Eating chili peppers in Sri Lanka When I visited Sri Lanka I was excited to find some dangerously spicy chili peppers. The cobra chili (bottom right), as it’s known, is no...