The Scoville Scale

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The spiciness of a pepper or of a dish with peppers is indicated by the so called Scoville Scale. This scale measures the concentration of capsaicin, the component that causes the heat. This scale is developed by William Scoville in … Continued

A pepper with a ta(i)le

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Trinidad Scorpion Scoville: 800.000 – 1.200.000 This pepper is available in several colours. It is a typical fruit with a scorpion like tail. Before 2013 the Trinidad Scorpion was considered the hottest pepper. Now it is overtaken by the Carolina … Continued

The hottest pepper in the world

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Carolina Reaper – hottest pepper in the world The Carolina Reaper is the hottest pepper in the world. It scores 2,200,000 on the Scoville scale. That is 200x hotter than the Jalapeno (!). The Guinness Book of Records established this … Continued

Shishito noodles

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Ingrediënten – 50 g shishito – 150 ml sriracha sauce – 2 red bell peppers – 1 red spanish pepper – 4 g salt – 1 onion – 4 cloves of garlic – 250 g chinese egg noodles – 20 … Continued