Chilli Pepper Pete
Peter Seymour (Chilli Pepper Pete) and family grow over 40 varieties of chillies and imports an impressive range of dried chillies from around the world. He uses these and local fresh ingredients to make an excellent range of exceptional Chili Sauces.
His Tasmanian Devil sauce has won a Gold Medal at the The Hot Pepper Awards 2008 and his Dragon’s blood Sauce also got a Silver Medal needs to be tasted to be believed.
The range includes:-
- Chilli Chocolate Sauce – Mole Poblano
- Thai Green Curry Paste
- Headhunter Green
- Roast Garlic and Green Jalapeno
- Smokin Dragon
- Headhunter Blue
- Headhunter Red
- Irie Fiery
- Jamaican Chutney
- Just Scotch Bonnets
- Liquid Fire
- Naga Concentrate Paste
- Tasmanian Devil
- Dragons Blood
- Dragons Blood Batch 13 Special Edition
- Dragons Slayer
- Hotter than Hell
- Satans Shit
Please visit his web site www.chillipepperpete.com to find out more about this exceptional sauce maker
Very similar style and ingredients to a Salsa but more pureed / finely chopped, Like salsa they are normally un-thickened. Commercial versions are generally cooked. You can make your own fresh uncooked versions of these sauces in the same way as you would a salsa, just blend them to a liquid.
The word “Picante” comes from the Spanish word “picar” meaning “to sting” describing to effect of the sauce in the mouth.
Examples of this kind of sauce
Pace Picante Sauce from www.pacefoods.com
Valentina Salsa Muy Picante Mexican Very Hot Sauce from www.mexgrocer.co.uk
Shaken Oak Picante Sauce from www.shakenoak.co.uk
Mojo Picante a Spanish Red Chilli Sauce (a recipe of this will follow soon, once we have tested it)
Bella Italia in Crawley is attempting to enter the Guinness Book of records for the world’s hottest pizza with their new Pizza Calabria Volcanica.
Chef Vittorio Lettieri developed the pizza using red and green chillies and spicy njuda sausage as well as red onions and cheese..
But unfortunately for the rest of us this pizza is only available at the Crawley Branch and then only until the 30th of June.
Crawley Leisure Park
Phone: 01293 521974
Ripe Fataali at West Dean
This is a close relative of the Habanero and originates from central Africa.
The fruits grow to between 6-9cm long and 3-4cm around; they ripen from green to a bright yellow sometimes almost orange, the plants grow to approx 40 – 60 cm high, the seeds can take a while to germinate.
It has a very high Scoville rating at between 100,000 and 300,000 and should be treated with care
There is an interesting web site www.fataali.net which has some articles on growing this variety and others.
Species: Capsicum chinense