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Bermuda Breakfast – Salt Cod transformed

Bermuda Breakfast

Bermuda Breakfast or Brunch   Salted Cod is a very old Scottish tradition dating back to the Vikings. There is a great company in the Shetland Isles making the finest quality salted cod, and I urge you to try and use this truly great food.  Before fridges this kind of food was a staple in […]

Curried Chicken and Aubergine – Caribbean Style

curry chicken and aubergine

  Chicken and Aubergine   Amazing chicken and aubergine. My own experience with Aubergine, is that its an OK vegetable, but one that I would not use a lot. I have had it cooked several ways, including the French and Italian and even Chinese. If this is your experience, be prepared for a truly remarkable […]

Chipotle Liver and Onions

Chipotle Liver and Onions

Liver and onions cooked in Ooft! Chipotle Chipotle liver and onions a rich hearty dish for your evening meal. This lovely rich dish is much improved by adding Ooft! Chipotle Sauce while cooking. The smoky Chipotles develop the flavour. Buy Ooft! smoky Chipotle to make this recipe here Ingredients: 6 pieces lambs liver, 1 medium […]

Doubles – Trinidad Street Food

A singles dressed

Cooking Doubles, Trinidad Street Food A “doubles” is a special Trinidad street food made up of one (a singles) or two deep fried mini roti and a comfort food tasting, lightly curried, chickpea mixture. Of course being Trinidad that just the start. Add Ooft! Hot Sauce, add Tamarind sauce, add cucumber finely chopped and mixed […]

Ooft! home made hot sauce on the Table

Ooft! home made hot sauce is very pleased to announce that the wonderful Glasgow Science Centre, (link to GSC Website)  one of Scotland’s premier visitor venues attracting thousands of families annually from all over the world has chosen Ooft! Hot Sauce to grace every table in the Centre Café. Hot Sauce is growing in popularity […]

Langholm Chilli Club on the map

Langholm Chilli Club arrives with a splash in 2018! Just down the road from Ooft! a group of locals in the small pretty Borders town of Langholm got together and started a club. Now we are in Scotland the land of the golfer, the hunter, and the walker, but they chose to grow, compare, and […]

Hot Sauce recipe – Making Ooft! – Part One

hot sauce recipe

  Hot sauce recipe – Making Ooft! Hot sauce recipe – When we make Ooft! part of the process is checking each individual pepper for quality. So in the picture above carefully hand washed peppers are being checked, topped, and chopped ready for “long term aging”. The centre of the image shows the tops, sometimes […]

Extreme Hot Sauce using Carolina Reaper – Dangerously Hot

Extreme hot sauces - Carolina Reaper

Extreme Hot Sauces Extreme hot sauce are we going too far? In a report on the BBC in April a man ate a Carolina Reaper pepper and ended up in hospital with a massive migraine. Doctors seem to think the pepper constricted the blood to his brain. LINK to story on BBC. How did we […]

Oxtails Caribbean Style recipe card

oxtail

  Our new recipe card only available online is a wonderful rich oxtail stew served with red beans and rice. This is a traditional Caribbean favourite. If you buy larger oxtails then one per person will be plenty with the flavoursome red beans stew.  

Scoville Scale – Why are peppers hot?

Best Hot Sauce UK, Scotch Bonnet Hot Sauce

  Scoville Scale Scoville Scale is a measure of the heat in hot peppers. Heat in hot peppers, where does it come from and why? I have just been reading a very erudite report at Harvard University about the origin of heat in peppers. It amazed me that all the pepper lovers in the world […]