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The different chilli peppers used for BBQ sauces

JALAPENO PEPPER (Capsicum annuum) Scoville heat rating of 2,500 to 10,000. Commonly used in hot sauces, salsas and snack foods, Jalapeno Peppers add a nice touch of heat to whatever you eat.  The Jalapeno Pepper was named after the town of Jalapa in Mexico, but it is no longer commercially grown there. CHIPOTLE Scoville heat […]

Chilli Pepper Facts

Chillies are fruits not vegetables. Chilli and chille are both the pungent fruit of the capsicum, also called chille or chilli pepper.  But chili is a shortening of chili con carne, a ground beef dish that incorporates chilli powder or chilli peppers.  And Chile, capitalised, is a country. New Mexicans consume more chillies per capita […]